LAHORE - Lawyers continued their protest on Saturday, the fifth day of Daska killings, and fixed Monday for general house meetings on the issue.

“We will carry on our protest against the brutal killings of our colleagues in Daska,” representatives of different lawyers’ groups reaffirmed during a meeting of Lahore High Court Bar Association held here. They added that general house meetings would also be held every Monday. The lawyers said that black flags would also be hoisted on bar associations while lawyers would wear black armbands while appearing in the courts. A large number of lawyers took part in the meeting.

On the occasion, LHCBA president Pir Masood Chisthi said he appreciated the role of young lawyers who went on to protesting from the day of Daska incident. He verified the suspension of the membership of lawyers who met Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif over the issue.

The lawyers would continue protest till the final decision on the case, he said.

Meanwhile, a meeting was held at Punjab Bar Council office where the members of the council also condemned the murder of their colleagues.

The council demanded the government to bring the culprits to justice and to end the sense of insecurity among the citizens.

Legal Education Committee Secretary Advocate Mudassar Ch said that the council would hold strike on June 1 to show solidarity with the bereaved families and members of Daska bar.