With Kind apology to the champions of Law:
Lawyers thrash accused, counsel
TNN | Apr 27, 2011, 07.44pm IST
Tags:Lawyers Association|Kanpur Bar Association|Jan Lokpal Bill|IPC|Ateeq Ahmad
KANPUR: A group of lawyers, on Wednesday, manhandled an accused and his counsel on court premises when they were seeking bail in a criminal case.
Accused Ateeq Ahmad and his counsel had gone to the court of metropolitan magistrate. According to court record, Ateeq was made accused on complaint of lawyer Mahtab Alam. The lawyer had charged him under Section 323/504 of IPC. When Alam came to know that Ateeq was in the court to seek bail. He and several other lawyers reached there and manhandled him and his counsel. Several judicial officers and police reached there to control the situation.
Appeal: Kanpur Bar Association has urged the lawyers to join `India Against Corruption' and ensure participation in the movement. Bar association general secretary Anoop Kumar Dwivedi asked the lawyers to express support to Jan Lokpal Bill and switch off the lights in their houses at 8 pm on May 1, light candles and recite the national anthem. Kanpur Bar Association and Lawyers Association would organise the candle lighting programme at Shatabdi gate of Kanpur court at that time.
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