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Lawyers stage protest demonstration.

QUETTA, March 22, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The lawyers staged protest demonstration and a sit-in against the non-recovery of the senior lawyer, Iftikharul Haq Advocate, in front of the Provincial Assembly building here on Monday. Led by the veteran lawyer and former President Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), Ali Ahmed Kurd, the lawyers protested against the kidnapping of the lawyer and the governments failure in his recovery despite lapse of four days. Included in the demonstration were the lawyers organizations including Balochistan Bar Association (BBA) and Balochistan High Court Bar Association (BHCBA). Speaking on the occasion, Ali Ahmed Kurd strongly condemned the kidnapping of Iftikharul Haq and regretted that the government has failed to recover him despite the assurances made earlier. He demanded an immediate recovery of the lawyer and announced that the lawyers boycott would remain continued till his recovery. In the meantime, the provincial ministers Asim Kurd Gailo, Ghulam Sarwar, Basant Lal Gulshan, Babu Amin Umrani and MPAs Ali Madad Jatak and Agha Irfan Karim came to the lawyers and assured them about the recovery of the lawyer. They also said that the issue would be taken up in the assembly session.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Mar 22, 2010
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