LAHORE - Justice Tariq Shamim of the Lahore High Court on Thursday ordered Punjab chief secretary, Inspector General Police Punjab, and Lahore Capital City Police Office to appear in person before the court on Friday (today) in suo moto notice against protesting doctors' arrests. The judge in his written order observed that the incident created a great sense of fear and insecurity in the minds of the doctors, patients as well as the public at large. He ordered the officer to explain their position in this regard. He also issued notices to president of the Pakistan Medical Association (Punjab chapter) and assistance of advocate general Punjab is also sought in this regard. The acting CJ Justice Mian Najamuz Zaman has taken suo moto notice on a press item published on January 21 and referred it to Justice Tariq. It was mentioned in the news that the police have manhandled doctors in order to pre-empt a strike by doctors of three government hospitals. The doctors were protesting against the government ban on house jobs on foreign qualified or degree holders of private colleges. They had locked down the emergency of Services emergency on January 20 that had caused the death of two patients.