Lahore (Staff Report): Lawyers are observing strike and boycotted the court proceedings countrywide, in order to protest against the non-bailable arrest order for Lahore High Court (LHC) Bar Association Multan President Sher Zaman in contempt of court case.

According to details, the legal fraternity strongly condemned the non-bailable arrest order for Multan High Court Bar Association Multan President Sher Zaman in contempt of court case.

A heavy contingent of Police has been deployed to block all entrances to the Lahore High Court (LHC) building.

Earlier, LHC’s ordered to arrest Sher Zaman Qureshi, head of the bar association of LHC Multan bench, and another lawyer Qaiser Abbas Kazmi, and clashes broke out between protesting lawyers and security forces in Lahore on Monday, August 21.

The president of the LHCBA announced that lawyers across Punjab would hold a general strike on Tuesday, August 22, in order to protest against LHC orders.