LAHORE: Lawyers fraternity on Friday accused Malik Muhammad Qayyum, Attorney General of Pakistan, for conspiring to create hurdles in the way of judges’ restoration and demanded immediate removal of him from the post. The representatives of Supreme Court Bar Association, High Court Bar and Lahore Bar while addressing a joint press conference here demanded the government to remove Malik Muhammad Qayyum from his post as he, according to the lawyers’ representative, was busy to create hurdles in judges’ restoration.
Normally as soon as a new government is formed the previous Attorney General resigns and that is why it is important that he be removed from the post, they said. “We will not accept curtailment in judges’ employment tenure or any other such package,” the lawyers said. They said the elected political parties should restore the judiciary to November 2 position without any condition.-SANA