SC stops administration from demolishing lawyers’ chambers in
Islamabad Kutchery

ISLAMABAD, (MANEND NEWS): The Supreme Court of Pakistan on
Friday stopped the administration from demolishing lawyers’ chambers
in Islamabad Kutchery and issued notices to the attorney general and
the Islamabad advocate general to not take any action till the next
A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice
Gulzar Ahmed heard the appeal against demolition of the illegal
chambers of lawyers. The CJP stressed that the court will not take its
decision under any pressure. He also reprimanded the lawyers over
their misbehavior.

Justice Gulzar Ahmed said, “The court is well aware of the conduct of
lawyers who pass inappropriate remarks and do something wrong
whenever they get together. They should not compromise their
dignity. Lawyers work against judiciary despite being a part of it.
“There is no justification of construction of chambers on public land as
they are considered personal property of lawyers. How can the bar
association lease chambers? Who gave the authority for construction?”
Justice Ijazul Ahsan remarked that three-story chambers were built on
a football ground. Justice Mazahar Naqvi said five-acre land has
separately been allotted for lawyers’ chambers. The hearing was
adjourned till Tuesday.

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