Lawyers Thrash Litigants in Court, 4 UP Lawyers Lose Bar License

Prayagraj: The membership of four lawyers was cancelled by the Allahabad District Court Bar Association as they were allegedly thrashed litigants inside the civil judge’s chamber.

A division bench of Allahabad High Court on Tuesday restrained the entry of two lawyers in the district court, Allahabad compound.

On Friday, the president of the district bar association, Rajendra Mishra informed that the licences of four lawyers — Ran Vijay Singh, Mohd Asif, Mohd Mehtab and Mohd Aftab — have been cancelled. Added to it, Ran Vijay Singh and Mohd Asif were restrained from entering the district court premises of Prayagraj by the High Court.

An FIR was lodged against these four lawyers by litigants at Colnelganj police station on April 29.

A division bench of the Allahabad High Court has also issued notice to two lawyers asking them why should they not be punished for criminal contempt.

The court had also directed the Prayagraj district judge to submit a report after perusing CCTV footage relating to the involvement of other counsels or individuals in the incident.

The court also directed Commissioner of Police, Prayagraj to submit a report regarding the security arrangements in the district court.

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