Pakistan Bar Council condemns terrorists attack on corner meeting of Awami National Party at Peshawar

Islamabad, July 11, 2018 (PPI-OT): Mr. Kamran Murtaza, Vice Chairman and Mr. Shabbir Shar, Chairman, Executive Committee, Pakistan Bar Council have strongly condemned the terrorists attack on corner meeting of Awami National Party (ANP) at Peshawar, in which more than 20 innocent persons including Barrister Haroon Bilour, contestant for the Provincial Assembly seat from Peshawar, have been martyred whereas many others are seriously injured.

Strongly criticizing the failure of the Caretaker Federal and KP Provincial Governments in maintaining law and order situation in KP in particular and in the Country in general, and to provide security and safety to the political leaders and the general public, they have demanded of the Government to arrest the culprits immediately and bring them to book at the earliest for awarding exemplary punishment.

While expressing solidarity and sympathies with members of bereaved families, on behalf of the legal fraternity, they have announced that Lawyers will observe tomorrow as the MOURNING DAY. They have also emphasized for the need of evolving fool proof practical strategy and plan for improving the law and order situation during general elections throughout Pakistan.

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