Sana’s legal team boycotts court proceeding against media ban
LAHORE: The legal team of former law minister Rana Sanaullah Khan on Saturday boycotted trial proceedings of drug case in protest against ban on media coverage and restriction on lawyers’ entrance to a special court for Control of Narcotics Substance (CNS) by the police.
A police contingent deployed outside the courtroom manhandled lawyers and did not permit journalists to attend the proceedings.
A police official claimed that Presiding Judge Shakir Hussain had banned media persons’ entry to the court.
Personnel in civvies made announcements on megaphones as if they were getting the way cleared when Mr Khan was brought to the court by the jail officials.