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SHC takes suo moto notice of lawyers’ killing

The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday took a suo moto notice of three lawyers’ murder in Karachi on Wednesday, summoning police and Ranger chiefs in the court.
Three lawyers were shot dead and a fourth wounded on Wednesday in apparently a sectarian attack in Karachi. The victims included a father and his son. Armed motorcyclists sprayed bullets at their car in Arambagh area.
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has vehemently the condemned murder of the three lawyers in Karachi, as the legal fraternity boycotted court proceedings to protest the incident.
The CJP said on Thursday that the routine proceeding in Supreme Court of Pakistan would continue, with no affect on cases due to the lawyers’ absence.
Responding a call given by bar associations of Karachi, Islamabad and Rawalpindi, the law practitioners observed strike on Thursday, and boycotted court proceedings in Punjab and Sindh.

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