Prominent lawyer Naeem Bokhari joins Tehreek-i-Insaf

57656078345a7ISLAMABAD: Prominent lawyer and television host Naeem Bokhari announced his decision to join Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) after a meeting with party chief Imran Khan in Islamabad on Saturday.

Naeem Bokhari is a senior advocate of Supreme Court and a television host. His television appearances include a talkshows and entertainment shows on DawnNews and PTV.

Back in 2007, Bokhari wrote an “open letter” to then President Pervez Musharraf levelling allegations against the former Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry.

Bokhari accused Chaudhry of running a “slaughter house” in the name of courtroom, and warned of a “rebellion” if he did not change his style and behaviour.

The lawyers attacked him in the presence of a police force who along with some senior lawyers tried to save him. Young lawyers beat Mr Bukhari black and blue and tore his black uniform. His license was cancelled by The Punjab Bar Council (PBC).

Bokhari was besieged with throwing stones, tomatoes and eggs. He was later escorted by a heavy police contingent to his car for his safe exit. Two policemen and five lawyers also sustained minor injuries during the melee-DN

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