Lawyer who smashed judge’s head with chair awarded 18-year RI

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23 May, 2019 1:06 pm

FAISALABAD (92 News) – An anti-terrorism court awarded over 18-year imprisonment to a lawyer who had smashed judge’s head with a chair in Jaranwala.

The court also fined him Rs 250,000 in total.

On April 25, Imran advocate had attacked Senior Civil Judge Khalid Mehmood Warraich with a chair during court proceedings and fled.

After the incident, the Jaranwala Bar Association had disassociated itself from the lawyer and the Punjab Bar Council was approached to cancel the licence of the accused.

After the verdict, lawyers gathered outside the court and tried to storm the court premises.

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