PU rusticates two IJT activists
LAHORE, May 11(Daily Times): The Punjab University has
rusticated two students belonging to Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT) for beating some
students of the English Department, PU sources said.
The IJT activists had beaten up some students of the English
Department for 'immoral activities', having 'anti-Islamic views' and wearing
PU registrar Dr Muhammad Naeem Khan said that the Disciplinary Committee had recommended rusticating the students and a
notification to this effect would be issued in a couple of days. He said anyone
damaging the varsity's peaceful atmosphere would be taken to task.
IJT activists - Hafiz Wazir, a Law College student and Hafiz Ejaz, a Sheikh
Zayed Islamic Centre student - have been rusticated for a year. Sources said
Mian Sultan, another Law College student accused of beating the English
Department students, was not found involved in the incident. The sources said
Sultan was warned against future involvement in such activities.
said the Disciplinary Committee had given the opportunity of personal hearing to
the rusticated students, but they could not defend themselves. The committee
consisted of its chairman, Dr Iftikhar Hussain Baloch (principal of PU College
of Earth and Environmental Sciences), Secretary Prof Nazi Ahmed (students
adviser) and members; Dr Rukhsana Bajwa, chairperson of the Department of
Mycology and Plant Pathology, and Dr Mian Aftab Ahmed, chairman of the
Department of Psychology and Applied Psychology.
The PU had expelled 23
students belonging to the IJT on April 18 for sabotaging a Pharmacy College
Festival, beating a teacher and students and using abusive, threatening and
derogatory language against teachers and students at the festival. The PU had
also expelled an IJT activist in March and rusticated two others for illegally
detaining and torturing a group of students who had taken part in performing
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