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Lawyers boycott court proceedings in protest against murder of Barrister Amanullah

QUETTA: Brewery Road Police Station has registered First Information Report (FIR) of murder of Principal, University Law College Quetta, Barrister Amanullah Khan Achakzai.

The police officials said that on the complaint of Hazrat Omar, the brother of slain Barrister Achakzai, FIR was registered against unknown accused. “The FIR included sections pertaining to Murder, Act of Murder and Anti-Terrorist Act,” they said.

Special teams of law enforcement and intelligence agencies have been formed to trace the suspects involved in killing of the principal. The police officials said that investigation teams had been reviewing all aspects of the incident. Further probe was underway.

On the other hand, lawyers in the provincial capital boycotted court proceedings in protest against murder of the principal. Balochistan High Court Bar Association and Balochistan Bar Association had given call for the boycott of court proceedings.

Both associations of the lawyers had also announced observing mourn. The lawyer leaders said that they were not being appeared in the courts in protest against the killing of Barrister Achakzai. Black flag was also hoisted at the district courts premises. The lawyers demanded of the government to ensure immediate arrest of the killers involved in killing of the principal.

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