ISLAMABAD  The lawyers of the federal capital on Saturday observed strike to protest a murder attempt on former IDCBA Vice President Raja Faisal Younas Khan.  A meeting of the Islamabad District Court Bar Association (IDCBA) was held here with its President Syed Javed Akbar Mashadi in the chair. Besides IDCBA office-bearers, the meeting was also attended by Syed Nayab Hassan Gardezi, President of the Islamabad High Court Bar Association.

Raja Faisal Younas Khan, on the occasion alleged that Raja Faisal and his brother were attacked at the behest of a real estate tycoon. The police have been informed of the murder attempt but no FIR has been registered against the accused, he added. Mashadi urged the authorities concerned to apprehend the accused.