LAHORE - A youth shot dead his teenage sister following an argument over some domestic dispute at their house in Kot Lakhpat and fled instantly, police sources said on Thursday.

The family told the police that Muhammad Faryad gunned down his sister Faheem Kusar after an argument and fled the crime scene. The body was moved to the morgue for autopsy. The police have registered a murder case against the youth and are investigating.

LHC juge concerned at torture of staff: Expressing concern over torture of  an additional session judge’s staff by lawyers, Justice Kazmi Raza Shamis of the Lahore High Court has observed that men of the ‘lower classes’ like barbers, cobblers and laundrymen are seemed wearing black coats. Justice Shamsi has also remarked that unfortunately lawyers first do torture on courts’ staff and then come to courts for justice.

The Judge gave these remarks while hearing petitions filed against orders announced by additional district and sessions judge Shahida Saeed on a number of applications seeking registration of FIRs.

Advocate Mansoor Rehman Afridi appeared in the court on behalf of the petitioners and contended that the lady judge passed orders on the applications seeking registration of FIRs and later, on the pressure of the bar representatives changed the orders. The lawyer contended that the judge had no jurisdiction to review her orders.

On it, Justice Shamsi remarked that the legal profession was very sacred but some elements had been defaming it.

The judge endorsed a saying of a former chief justice that court’s staff should be equipped with clubs for their protection and left the court for his chamber without deciding the petitions.

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