PU VC forms body to probe attack on lecturer

LAHORE:PUNJAB University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has formed a high-powered nine-member body to probe an attack on a female lecturer of Institute of Communication Studies Ayesha Hakeem.
According to a press release, Incharge Dean Faculty of Science Prof Dr Shahid Kamal will head the committee while other members include Dean Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences Prof Dr Zakria Zakir, Dean Faculty of Life Sciences Prof Dr Muhammad Akhter, Incharge Dean Faculty of Commerce Prof Dr Hassan Mobeen Alam, Registrar Prof Dr Liaqat Ali and others. Muslim Town police have also registered an FIR of the incident.
Meanwhile, the elected members of Punjab University’s Senate, including Dr Abdul Qayyum Chaudhry, Dr Hafiz Muhammad Rafiq, Dr Sajid Rashid, Dr Hafiz Moqeet Ahmad and others, have strongly condemned the inhumane incident of the attack. In a press statement, they demanded authorities to take a stern action against culprits involved in the incident. PU Academic Staff Association (PU-ASA) has also condemned the attack on the female lecturer and her husband Awais. In a press statement, PU ASA has demanded Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif to immediately take notice of the hooliganism of the IJT and play his role to ensure the safety and respect of the teachers. The ASA office-bearers said teachers would not allow rogue elements to disturb a peaceful atmosphere of the university. The News

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