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Delhi HC Bar Association condemns UP Bar Council chief's murder

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The (DHCBA) on Friday condemned the murder of Bar Council Darwesh Singh

"We stand solidly in support of our brothers and sisters of the Bar in this tragic hour and share their grief," DHCBA said.

The association also conveyed its condolences to the members of the bereaved family and also to the entire legal fraternity.

The DHCBA appealed to the government to investigate the case expeditiously to ensure the severest punishment is awarded to the guilty persons.

had been elected as Council on Sunday.

On Wednesday, was sitting in a lawyer's chamber at the Agra Civil Courts her came in and shot her dead. He pumped three bullets into Yadav's and chest and then shot himself in the too.

Sharma was admitted to Hospital in Gurugram in a critical condition and died later.

Following the incident, the has upgraded security arrangements in all courts.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 17:34 IST
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