We’ve heard of fake encounters, but fake lawyers? There are lakhs of them, duping clients and even judges with court craft, black coats and a smattering of legalese. With degrees bought at dubious law colleges, sometimes even without.
The tension between police personnel and lawyers had been building up since Saturday when a clash over a parking dispute led to at least 20 security personnel and several advocates being injured at Tis Hazari complex.
Senior lawyer Rajeev Dhavan, appearing for the Sunni Waqf Board and others, alleged that he has received a threat message on Facebook and his clerk was assaulted by few other persons in the Supreme Court premises.