Karachi lawyers protest before Sindh Assembly

May 29, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Karachi: On the occasion of the first session of the newly elected Sindh Assembly, legal fraternity of Karachi on Wednesday protested outside the provincial assembly building against the ongoing targeted killings in Karachi and murder of advocate Kousar Saqlain and his two sons.

A large number of lawyers gathered outside the assembly and echoed slogans against the murder of Sindh High Court lawyer Kausar Saqlain. Advocate Kausar Saqlain and his two kids – 12-year-old Muhammad Aon Abbas and 18-year-old Muhammad Owais Abbas were killed on Maripur Road in Karachi on Tuesday.

Enraged lawyers tried to break into the assembly but police personnel deployed outside assembly kept them away. Lawyers also boycotted the legal proceedings at the city court.

Naeem Qureshi, Karachi Bar Association (KBA) president taking to media l outside assembly took pot-shot at law enforcing agencies for their incapability to maintain law and order situation in city and urged the provincial government to arrest the culprits involved in murder of their colleague.