Shopian: A lawyer was seriously injured after he was assaulted by his colleague in court premises in South Kashmirs Shopian district on Friday.
Police sources told CNS that over a case related to the issuance of a license, two lawyers entered into a heated argument in the premises of Session Court Shopian. Advocate Mudasir Dar, a resident of Batapora Shopian lost cool and assaulted his colleague Jahangir Ahmed Khan of Pinjora Shopian wounding him seriously. Khan was immediately shifted to hospital.
A section of lawyers demanded that a formal case should be registered against the assailant. We have detained the accused lawyers and a case will be registered against him, said a police official.
Meanwhile, the incident sparked a spontaneous suspension of court work while people who had arrived in the court in connection with different cases returned back with grim faces.
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