Muhammad Jamshed Baghwan Vs. Govt. of KP & others

A bench of the Honorable Peshawar High Court headed by Mr. Justice S.M. Atique Shah alongside Mr. Justice Syed Arshad Ali has issued notices to the Government of KP, Deputy Commissioner Peshawar and CCPO Peshawar in respect of the blockage of Khyber Road near Provincial Assembly. A pro bono Petition has been brought by our Senior Partner Ali Gohar Durrani on behalf of seasoned journalist Mr. Muhammad Jamshed Baghwan. The Petition has laid down that per the Constitution of Pakistan under Article 15 the right to freedom of movement of the public cannot be brought to an end with the protest of a handful of people who block the road near Provincial Assembly creating chaos for patients, elderly, children and woman. References have been made to various judgments of the Peshawar High Court, Islambad High Court, Supreme Court of Pakistan, Indian Supreme Court as well as judgments from the United Kingdom. The Honorable bench after hearing preliminary arguments admitted the Petition for regular hearing and sought reply from the respondents.
The Express Tribune and Daily Dawn have reported on the matter.



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