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PBC announces countrywide strike on Thursday

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) on Wednesday announced full-day strike throughout the country to protest against the decision of National Judicial Policy Making Committee (NJPMC) on Sections 22A and 22B of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).

According to the press statement issued here, Syed Amjad Shah, Vice-Chairman, PBC, has requested the lawyers to observe the strike and demanded an immediate reversal of said decision.

Lawyers would also hold protest meetings in their respective Bar Rooms against the decision of the NJPMC to stress for acceptance of their demand for reversal of the decision and restoration of previous practice regarding registration of FIRs.

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