India: Advocates take out rally

October 12, 2017

Bezwada Bar Association members taking out a rally in Vijayawada on Wednesday protesting against attack on a woman advocate

Advocates boycotted duty on Wednesday protesting against the attack on a woman advocate Bayana Ramani at her residence in Kothapeta under Two Town police station limits. The lawyers under the auspices of Bezawada Bar Association boycotted duty and took out a rally from Bar Association to Beasant Road and came back to Civil Courts.

Lawyers raised slogans against the attacks on the lawyers. Bar Association president S Krishna Murthy, secretary K Srinivasa Rao, senior lawyers Sunkara Rajendra Prasad, Ch Manmada Rao, Puppala Srinivasa Rao and others condemned the attack on the woman advocate.

They said every person has right to engage lawyer and fight a legal battle. They said it is wrong to physically attack the advocates. They demanded that a case of attempt to murder be booked against the accused rowdy sheeter Banka Siva and his associates for attacking lawyer on Tuesday. The female lawyer is recovering from injuries.


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