There was high drama at the district court complex in Sector 17 on Thursday after two lawyers entered into a heated argument that eventually led to a scuffle. The incident took place outside the court of ACJM K K Goyal,when the two advocates PC Dhiman and Raman K Sharma left court after the hearing of their case.
According to the police,Raman K Sharma rang up the police station and complained that Dhiman had misbehaved with him. We sent both lawyers for a medical examination and later they reached a compromise,said Sub Inspector,Sarita Roy,incharge of ISBT police post,Sector 17.
Dhiman said: Sharma passed some remarks which provoked me. I,however,later apologised for my behaviour. Sharma,however,refused to comment on the issue,saying that he had already reached a compromise.
Meawhile,the District Bar Association president NK Nanda,said: The incident has brought embarrassment to the lawyer community. We,however,managed to settle the dispute in the presence of the police. No case has been registered as the lawyers have reached a compromise.
In a similar incident,last year,a group of lawyers had assaulted a police constable,posted as naib court inside a courtroom. Naib court Ram Karan was posted in the court of Judicial Magistrate Parinder Singh.