" The 'Judge’s Strike’ is a violation of discipline" Said by Chief Justice Supreme Court, Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry. He advised the judges to end the strike.

He setup a three-member committee to resolve tensions between lawyers and related courts on Monday.

According to details, many lawyers were arrested by the police from the court room of the Lahore High Court (LHC) chief justice on 30 September, on allegations of violence and aggression.

The police filed cases against the arrested lawyers, while lawyers continued their protest after the police entered into the bar room and tortured the lawyers.

On Monday, Supreme Court called the head of Punjab Police, Tariq Jamil Dogar, DCO and Attorney General of Punjab along with Advocate General of Punjab and representatives of lawyer’s alliances.

Video of police torture was played in the court which grilled the Chief of Punjab Police over the incident. The court said that police used brutal force against the lawyers.
The court also refused to transfer District and Session Judge, Zawwar Hussain Shah and set a three-member committee to probe and settle the issue between lawyers and their respective courts.

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Former Chief Justice of LHC, Justice Allah Nawaz will lead the committee with Vice President of Pakistan Bar Council, Muhammad Kazim Khan along with former president of Supreme Court Bar Council Ali Ahmed Kurd.
Supreme Court took suo moto notice against the police action.