Bar President, Advocates booked for blocking Judge’s way

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The Panchkula Police have booked the President of the District Bar Association & other Lawyers for allegedly blocking the way of a Sessions Judge & the people.

A case was registered at a Police Station in Sector 5 on Dec 15 under Sections 147 (rioting), 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object), 189 (threat of injury to public servant), 283 (anger or obstruction in public way or line of navigation) & 342 (wrongful confinement) of IPC.

The FIR mentioned that the Police got information that the president of the association & 70-80 Lawyers were protesting at the Court chowk & had blocked the way from 4 sides using pipes, chairs & wires.

“The police were called & yet, advocates did not move from their place & continued to cause inconvenience to commuters. At 4.15pm, the vehicle of a sessions judge was blocked. Protesters started raising slogans against the judge, used derogatory words & did not clear the way, following which, the judge went back to the court,” the FIR mentioned. 

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