Police arrest Pakistan lawyers

Hundreds of lawyers were arrested across Pakistan Monday as the police continued to enforce President Pervez Musharraf's emergency declaration. Police sources told CNN over the weekend that they had a list of 1,500 lawyers and political activists who were to be arrested. The round up which started Saturday night continued Monday morning with 205 lawyers taken into custody Saislabad, a city in Punjab province. Another 30 lawyers were arrested in Islamabad and Rawalbini as they gathered for a demonstration, police said. Police raided the lawyers' bar association office in Karachi Monday morning, arresting several dozen lawyers, police said.

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