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Karachi: Arrested Lawyer Released on Bail

Karachi (December 24, 2017): The lawyer who fled after misbehaving with police in Defense area here a few days ago  has been produced in the court of Judicial Magistrate South City Courts complex here.

The police produced Shamsul Islam advocate before Special Magistrate at City Court here.

Police had arrested Shamsul Islam, a lawyer at Sindh High Court (SHC), who had misbehaved with police officials during snap checking near Sea View within the precincts of Darakhshan Police Station.

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The incident had caused uproar over the social media when the video of the lawyer shouting and cursing police officers went viral on social media.

Earlier today the arrested lawyer was produced in the court handcuffed. Arguing Shams case Javed Chattari and other advocates argued that police can neither register a case nor arrest anyone without the permission of amagistrate.  Calling Islam’s arrest illegal they demanded him released under section 63 of Pakistan Penal Code.

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On the other hand police sought the custody of lawyer arguing that further investigations are underway.

A number of lawyers also reached the city court to express support for their colleague who they said is a senior lawyer.

The arrested advocate Shamsul Islam told that the court that police misbehaved with him and handcuffed him as he had returned after attending the valima ceremony of Justice Faisal Arab’s on. He also accused SSP South for playing a major role in his arrest.

After listening to the arguments the court ordered released Shamsul Islam advocate of Rs 50,000 personal bonds.

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