Staff Reporter

The incident on the court premises was an assault on independence of the judiciary, say lawyers

Tirupur: Lawyers attached to the Tirupur Bar Association (TBA) observed fast here on Friday demanding immediate suspension of police officials who attacked the lawyers on Madras High Court premises on February 19.

M. Sathianarayanan, secretary, TBA, said the Director General of Police K.P.Jain should be transferred as the incident that took place on the court premises was an assault on independence of the judiciary.

The advocates stated that the manner in which police lathi-charged the lawyers, judges, court staff and litigants after the men in khaki trapped them on the High Court premises by closing all exit points/ gates as a dastardly attack.

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