ISLAMABAD The Supreme Court has fixed a hail hereafter for the Islamabad High Court Bar Association’s( IHCBA) solicitation against the government’s decision to block roads and raid houses of PTI (chairman imran khan) members ahead of the party’s” Azadi March”.
The IHCBA, in its solicitation, told the court that the blockage of roads and roadways by different state institutions and administrative authorities was “ precluding ” lawyers, citizens, including ambulances and croakers, from reaching their destinations.
The association, in its solicitation, stated that the attorneys were also stuck on the roadways and roads for a long period which made them “ unfit to approach ” the Supreme Court, therefore, depriving citizens of their abecedarian rights and hindering “ access to justice”.
“ The freedom of movement is the abecedarian right of every citizen of Pakistan and all the administrative authorities, state agencies, state institutions, and the government and all the businesses and as well as the public functionaries are bound to observe the Constitution and exercise their powers within the four corners of the vittles of the Constitution and law, ” read the solicitation.
The attorneys ’ body also cited press reports that stated that attorneys, parliamentarians, and workers of one political party were being arrested and wearied without any reasonable and legal defense. It stated that the violation of the abecedarian rights of the citizens was “ illegal, unlawful, and contrary to the vittles of the Constitution ”.
The pleaders told the court that their plea has been filed for the “ protection of abecedarian rights guaranteed under the Constitution ”.
The IHCBA has appealed to the apex court to direct the government to “ open the roads and roadways and not to produce interference in the movements of the citizens ”.
It also asked the Supreme court to direct the government to restrain from taking “ any unconstitutional and illegal action or kill the citizens ”. read more