KP Bar For Payment Of "Shuhada Package" To Terrorism Hit Lawyers Of Mardan

KP Bar for payment of "Shuhada package" to terrorism hit lawyers of Mardan

PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -5th Sep,2016) : Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council in a meeting convened here on Monday and demanded of the provincial government to ensure protection of lawyers and payment of "Shuhada package" to the martyred lawyers and injured in terrorists' attacks in Mardan.

The meeting, chaired by Abdul Latif Yousafzai was convened in the wake of incident of terrorists' attacks on lawyers in Mardan and Quetta and passed a unanimous resolution seeking zero tolerance for terrorism under National Action Plan (NAP) across Pakistan.

The resolution demanded payment of compensation to the killed and injured lawyers of Mardan incident as was paid to victims of Quetta.

The Supreme Court of Pakistan was also requested in the meeting to take Suo Moto action in Mardan incident as it took in Quetta blast.

The bar council gave one-week deadline to provincial government of KP and asked Chief Minister to hold a meeting with them for resolution of their problems. Participants of the meeting also warned that if their demands were not met and then a lawyers' convention would be convened on October 1 in the premises of the Peshawar High Court.

The meeting was also attended by Vice Chairman KP Bar Council Muhammad Tariq Afridi, Chairman Administrative Committee Muhammad Ejaz Khan and all members of bar council. APP/adi/mir