In a yet another incident that strikes the attention of the state’s legal fraternity, a lady lawyer has been sent to police custody for allegedly misbehaving with a judicial magistrate in Jorhat district on Saturday.
It took place in Titabor in the morning when the sub divisional judicial magistrate ordered arrest of a lady lawyer alleging that she misbehaved with him as she conducted a case of bail petition.
After heated arguments, the magistrate issued an arrest warrant against the lawyer alleging misbeviour and disturbing in the functionings. After arrest, she was produced before the Jorhat Chief Judicial Magistrate in the afternoon.
As soon as the bizarre news spread like wildfire, lawyers in large number from Jorhar, Sivasaga and Golaghat district thronged the Titabor SDJM court premises and staged dharna demanding release of the lawyer.