LHC disposes of YDA’s case


The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday disposed of petition against young doctors’ strike and other related cases.
The court also disposed of petition seeking dismissal of eight doctors of Mayo Hospital, besides various contempt petitions for initiation of contempt proceedings against doctors for observing a strike despite orders of the court.
The single bench comprising Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan heard the petitions filed by Judicial Activism Panel, a public interest litigation firm, Punjab government and others.
Earlier, Additional Advocate General Punjab Faisal Zaman appeared before the court and submitted that issue of doctors’ service structure had been resolved amicably whereas a notification had also been issued for the same.
He also said that the doctors had called of their strike and a report was being prepared for cancellation of FIR registered against eight doctors of Mayo Hospital.
Representatives of Young Doctors Association including
Hamid Butt, Amir Bandsha and Nasir Abbas also thanked the court for resolving the long outstanding issue.
After hearing the arguments, the court disposed of the plea against doctors’ strike and other connected matters.