Sialkot: Lawyer wing of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf today gave protest call across Punjab, against murder of PTI lawyer Rana Khalid Abbas.

Two lawyers, including Daska Bar Association President Rana Khalid Abbas, were killed and two others wounded today, during a clash between protesting lawyers and police in Daska tehsil of Sialkot district in Punjab.

President lawyers’ wing of PTI, Gohar Nawaz Sindhu said that lawyers would boycott court proceedings across the province on Tuesday, against the killings of lawyers in Daska.

He said Punjab police has became state within state and have been killing innocent people. Sindhu demanded the provincial government to arrest real culprits of Monday incident and bring them to justice.

Earlier, officials of Daska Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) along with SHO of Daska city police station Shehzad Warraich were conducting an anti-encroachment drive in Sialkot's Daska tehsil when local residents and lawyers staged a protest, seeking more time from authorities.

The SHO opened straight fire to disperse the protestors, as a result of which a pedestrian and three lawyers, including the Daska bar president, sustained gunshot wounds.

SHO Shehzad Warraich was later arrested on the orders of District Police Officer Dr Shahzad Asif Khan. Abbas, an active leader of the local PTI chapter, was elected president of the Daska Bar Association in January this year.