KARACHI: The Sindh High Court lawyers on Monday boycotted the court against the killing of Advocate Mian Mohammad Tariq, DawnNews reported.
All the cases scheduled for the day were adjourned for later.
The President of Sindh High Court Bar Association said that the lawyers would take out a rally and also stage a sit-in in front of the Chief Minister House.
Earlier, on Friday, four men, including a senior lawyer, were gunned down in Karachi.
According to police, Mian Mohammad Tariq, 55, the senior advocate of the Sindh High Court, was shot dead in Gulistan-i-Jauhar on Friday evening.
They said that an armed man fired a single shot at him and escaped after the victim parked his car in the parking-lot of Haroon Royal City.
The victim suffered one bullet wound in the back. The bullet reportedly pierced through his body. He was rushed to a nearby private hospital where he died due to a loss of blood, Shah Faisal SP Zahid Hussain said.
Later, the police shifted the body to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities.
The police said that the victim took cases of civil nature. Currently, he was pursuing a case in which a piece of land in the Khokhrapar area had allegedly been encroached upon by a builder. He was representing the other party, which claimed to be a rightful owner of the land, they said.