ISLAMABAD: Lawyers protesting outside the Supreme Court clashed with police.
Solicitors from Sargodha, Faisalabad, Gujranwala Sahiwal and DG Khan divisions were holding a sit-in and the clash took location when they endeavored to go in the building of the Supreme Court.
TV footage displayed solicitors pelting pebbles, while the police was seen baton ascribing and utilizing rubber projectiles to disperse the lawayers.
The sit-in is being held by lawyers who were seeking the formation of benches in the five divisions. According to the solicitors, the Punjab cabinet had accepted the formation of benches in these partitions.
Reports state that police officers including a DSP and several lawyers have been injured the clash.