June 6, 2023


Mr. Haroon-ur-Rashid, Vice-Chairman and Mr. Hassan Raza Pasha, Chairman, Executive Committee, Pakistan Bar Council have strongly condemned the brutal murder of Mr. Abdul Razzaq Shar, Advocate (former Member, Executive Committee, Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan) at Quetta today, and utter failure of the law enforcement agencies in maintaining and improving the law and order situation in Balochistan to provide safety and security to citizens in general & especially the Advocates of Balochistan, and to control the target killing.

They have expressed their deep concerns upon said incident and demanded from the Chief Minister as well as the I.G. Police, Balochistan Province to make an independent investigation immediately and arrest culprits involved in the said incident to award them exemplary punishment. They have also urged upon that Government should provide security to citizens especially the Advocates and take immediate measures to stop such like incidents against Advocates in future.