ISLAMABAD: Scores of attorneys barged into the Islamabad judicial advanced in protest following the demolition of their chambers a day earlier by the Capital Development Authority.
The protest turned violent because the indignant attorneys smashed home windows on the chief justice block, chanting slogans exterior IHC chief justice’s workplace.
IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah was reportedly caught inside his workplace whereas the protest continued.
The CDA had demolished the unlawful chambers arrange within the premises of district and classes court docket in Islamabad Sunday night time.
No legislation enforcers had been current when the attorneys stormed the IHC premises, sources stated, including that the Islamabad police arrived after a very long time.
The protesting attorneys additionally chanted slogans in opposition to the IHC CJ, whereas a number of protesters additionally clashed with journalists making an attempt to get footage of the incident.
The entrances the IHC are at present closed, the sources stated, including that attorneys and clerks have been barred from getting into, and the service highway resulting in the court docket premises has been closed.