LHC takes suo moto notice of lawyer slapping a judge
LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has taken suo moto notice of the incident of a lawyer slapping a civil judge in a Faisalabad court.
The LHC after taking suo moto notice has constituted 2-member bench which started hearing the matter immediately, after which judges took back their strike call, The News reported.
According to reports, Mian Liaquat Javed Advocate, on March 22, had physically abused District and Session Judge, Faisalabad, Sohail Nasir, after which the judge had stopped his staff from working and the whole judiciary in the district went on a strike.
District Bar Faisalabad has already suspended the membership of Mian Liaquat Javed and the matter has been further forwarded to Chairman Executive Committee Punjab Bar Council.[google-map]