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Lawyers immune to law

May 05, 2018


THE ransacking of the Faisalabad city police office and the thrashing of cops by lawyers has proved beyond a shadow of doubt that this community does not respect the law.

While citizens fear entering a police station, we saw policemen running away from stick-wielding lawyers.

Instead of taking action against the lawbreakers, the police high-ups and the Bar Council have decided to sit together and resolve the issue amicably.

Lawyers in various cities of Punjab have made a long list of people involved in attacking judges, policemen, clients and their relatives. The Faisalabad incident will just add to the list of crimes by lawyers.

Sayed GB Shah Bokhari


Published in Dawn, May 5th, 2018