Odisha lawyers’ strike to continue till Thursday

Odisha lawyers’ strike to continue till Thursday

CUTTACK: Orissa High Court Bar Association on Monday said the ongoing state-wide strike by lawyers will continue till Thursday.nn”As planned, a delegation of the lawyers met the state law minister, who acknowledged our demands, saying they are genuine, and sought at least two to three days time to resolve the matter,” Association secretary Saryabrata Mohanty said.nnHe said the ongoing cease-work agitation launched by the lawyers since August 29 shall continue till September 20.nnThe lawyers are boycotting courts across the state, demanding the arrests of policemen who assaulted a Cuttack city advocate in the middle of a busy road in broad daylight on August 28, following a series of road accidents involving the advocate’s car.nnThe commissionerate police has already suspended three policemen for alleged misconduct and put a home guard on one-month notice period.nnSource: Press Trust of India

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