Legal fraternity observes strike in Karachi

KARACHI: Karachi Bar Council Saturday observed strike in Karachi over killing of its former joint secretary Amir Haider.


The legal fraternity boycotted the court proceedings and protest in the city court.

Yesterday, Haider was gunned down by unidentified assailants near Hassan Square in the metropolitan city.

Police officials said three masked men riding a motorbike opened fire on the lawyer, who died on the spot.

A passerby was also injured in the incident.