Published On: Tue, Mar 4th, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

Islamabad Bar to nominate Interior Minister in court attack

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Bar has decided to nominate the Federal Interior Minister in the FIR of the terrorist attack on the district court on Monday.

According to media reports President Islamabad District Bar Association has said that the I.G. Police Islamabad and SSP will also be named in the FIR.

The attack at district court building in F-8 area of the federal capital this morning claimed 13 lives including Additional Session Judge Rafaqat Awan and several lawyers, while more than 30 persons were injured in the incident.

Chief Justice Tasadduq Hussain Jillani has taken suo moto notice of the attack on the Islamabad court.

Justice Jillani has directed the police chief and Commissioner Islamabad to submit report on the incident in Supreme Court.

Pakistan Bar Council and Supreme Court Bar has announced the day of mourning and countrywide boycott of court proceedings against the deadly incident that claimed lives of a judge and several lawyers.

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