Lahore High Court (LHC) issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Multan Bar President Sher Zaman in contempt of court case today, reported Waqt News.

According to details, Chief Justice Lahore High Court head full bench hearing of the case and ordered RPO Multan to arrest Bar president and his companion lawyers and bring them before the court tomorrow.

LHC dismissed application to send the case to mediation committee. 

During the hearing, lawyers started ruckus in the court and broke a door of the court as police and Rangers were allocated outside the court.

Furthermore, all roads leading to LHC were closed by the authorities.

The lawyers has started protest outside Lahore High Court at GPO Chowk, Mall Road in Lahore. To disperse the lawyers, police started tear gas shelling and also used water canons. 

Meanwhile, Multan police started raids to arrest Sher Zaman as CPO reached his office but Bar president was not present at office. He fled his office on a motorbike before police reaching his office. 

At least eight were injured due to the ongoing protest of lawyers at Mall road, media reported. 

On July 24, Sher Zaman along with a lawyer misbehaved with Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan who was holding proceedings of a case related to a mosque falling on the route of a government project in Vehari Chowk.

The chief justice took serious notice of the unhappy incident and withdrew judges from the Multan Bench of the Lahore High Court, while exercising his constitutional powers in this regard. However, the Lahore High Court principal seat and Bahawalpur Bench were made available for dispensation of justice. On July 26, the LHC chief justice restored functioning of the Multan Bench.