LAHORE - The Sheikhpura District Bar Association on Friday suspended memberships of three lawyers and a reference was also sent another 102 lawyers for disciplinary action against them for locking the court room of an additional district & sessions judge.

Three days back, the lawyers had locked court of ADSJ Khizar Hayat Gondal. According to the notification issued by Bar President Khalid Rashid Malik, memberships had been suspended of Advocates Imran Ul Haq Tatla, Abdul Rauf Bhatti and Wahab Alam.

The incident took place when Additional District & Sessions Judge Khizar Hayat Gondal rejected a plea filed by Imran Tatla advocate for cancelling a bail. The lawyer, along with a large number of his colleagues, hindered the court proceedings and locked the court room. Lahore High Court Chief Justice Manzoor Ahmad has taken seriouys notice of the incident.

Meanwhile, District Bar Sheikhupura has also constituted a Committee consisting upon former presidents of the District Bar Muhammad Ramzan Hanjra, Ch Muhammad Akbar Virk and Rana Saif Ullah Khan for inquiring the matter.