Pakistan

SARGODHA – Police have registered a case against 41 lawyers for misbehaving with a woman Assistant Commissioner (AC) in Punjab’s city, Sargodha.

As per media reports, anti-terrorism clauses have been included in the First Information Report (FIR), which names the former district bar general secretary and five other lawyers.

The case was registered after lawyers quarreled with the assistant commissioner (AC) and locked her inside a courtroom for not giving a decision of their choice.


AC Anum Ali remained locked in the room for some time. The police led by Deputy Commissioner (DC), Liaquat Chattha and Assistant Superintendent Police (ASP) city, Habibur Rahman Bugti found her and unlocked the room.

The lawyers also damaged furniture in the office. Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif took notice of the incident and ordered an inquiry into the matter to bring the culprits to justice.