College principals ask Rangers for security
Karachi, June 1(The News): Different college administration, where examination centres were set up have
submitted a written letter to the Director-General, Rangers, and Town Police
Officers, of their respective areas seeking extra deployment of law-enforcement
agencies, the sources said.
The colleges which sent the letters
in this behalf were declared most sensitive where already extra force was
deployed, but that too was insufficient as the student groups/organisations had
also sent telephonic threats of dire consequences to college Principals, if they
interfered into their "affairs".
Receiving these calls, the college
principals contacted the D-G, Rangers, and the TPOs and that too after prior
approval from the 'Superior Authority' had sent application to
Sensing the severity, the D-G, Rangers, accepted the request and
sent Pakistan Rangers to these colleges for security reasons.
the Chief Secretary, Sindh, Shakeel Durrani, along with the Secretary,
Education, Subhago Khan Jatoi, and other officials of the education department,
in a surprise visit to the declared sensitive examination centre, the Islamia
Arts College on Thursday found everything 'smooth and normal' during the
examination, Education, Secretary Jatoi said.
All the same,
during the visit to the college, Principal Anees-us-Saqlain said that a student
group was threatening him for not allowing them to cheat in the exams.