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Islamabad: A case has been registered against 21 lawyers who rushed into the Islamabad High Court after dismantling the illegal chamber in the district court. The police are conducting raids to arrest the lawyer mentioned in the case.

A spokesperson for the Islamabad High Court said in a statement that the case was registered against lawyers involved in the riots.

A statement issued by the spokesperson of the Islamabad High Court stated that some lawyers attacked and damaged the Chief Justice’s neighborhood. A temp court lawsuit has been filed against the lawyer appointed in this case.

He said that he has provided reference to the Islamabad Bar Association to suspend the licenses of lawyers involved in the attack on the High Court.

Earlier taking note of the commotion of lawyers over the demolition of illegal chambers in District Court, Chief Justice Islamabad High Court Justice Athar Minallah has issued an order to close all the courts till further orders.

According to details, the lawyers went berserk against the demolition of illegal chambers in the district court and stormed the Islamabad High Court (IHC). In view of the situation, a heavy contingent of police was called and taking immediate action arrested several lawyers.

Meanwhile, sources said that there have been demands from the lawyers for talks in which it has been said that the lawyers arrested by the police should be released immediately.

The chambers demolished by the district administration should be rebuilt and compensation of Rs 500,000 per chamber should be paid.

The lawyer requested that Islamabad, the relevant SP, and the conference judge be transferred from Islamabad.

Before the transfer of the district court, a youth lawyers chamber should also be established on the remaining land of the F-8 football field.

10 acres of land should be provided to the law firm that the district court is transferring.

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