LHC forms full bench to hear pleas against PTI Islamabad lockdown


Chief Justice of Lahore High Court (LHC) Mansoor Ali Shah on Monday formed a full bench to hear pleas filed against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) call of Islamabad lockdown due on November 2.

During the proceeding, CJ LHC ordered the three-member bench headed by senior judge Shahid Hameed Dar to commence hearing on October 26.

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The other judges of the bench include Justice Anwar-ul-Haq and Justice Qasim Khan.

A local citizen Atif Sattar submitted a petition against PTI stating that the freedom of natives cannot be compromised due to so-called protests.

Earlier, Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan announced to shut the federal capital on November 2.

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