Admission brawl at F-10/4 College
Rowdyism at F-10/4 college: Police take note but do not act
Islamabad, Sept 4: City police have booked PML-N MNA Anjum Aqeel and 16 others
for attacking and abusing teachers of a college on Wednesday when the accused
had already lodged a cross version of the incident with the police.
Police said on Thursday that Amir Khan, brother of Mr Aqeel, had brought
an injured person to the Shalimar police station and filed a report that
teachers of the Government Boys College F-10/4 had caused the injuries during a
While the police sent the injured to its medico-legal adviser
for examination for framing charges in the light of his report, the aggrieved
teachers arrived at the police station and lodged their complaint that MNA Aqeel
and his supporters had attacked them for refusing admission to a boy recommended
by him.Teachers and students of the college observed a token strike to protest
the attack allegedly led by the local MNA.
Meanwhile, a police source
said that some senior police officers have directed the Shalimar
police not to take action against the accused PML-N MNA and his associates,
including brother Amir Khan.
"Officially police investigators are
conducting raids at the house of the MNA and other places to arrest him, but in
reality we are following the direction," the source said.
directions not to take action against the MNA from our senior but have no idea
who is directing them," he added.
The case against MNA Anjum Aqeel was
registered by Prof Laiq Ali Khan of F-10/4 college. He stated that a personal
assistant of the MNA, Sardar Aurangzaib, approached him when he was busy in a
matter of admission in Class-XI.
Mr Aurangzaib asked him to admit in the
class a student whose marks were below the merit. Prof Laiq advised him to
approach the college principal.
MNA Aqeel, accompanied by over a dozen
gunmen, also arrived in the meantime and attacked the professor who was
discussing the admission matter with the principal. They punched the professor,
hurled abuses and threatened him with dire consequences. Some other accomplices
of the MNA besieged the principal's office, he added.
The group attacked
the teachers who tried to rescue Prof Laiq Khan. It also ransacked the college,
the complaint said. The Shalimar police registered the case under PPC sections
148, 149, 186, 353, 427 and 506.
The cross version complaint lodged by
the MNA's brother, Amir Khan, stated that he along with another person went to
college to help a student in getting admission. However, the college staff
attacked and manhandled them. His companion suffered injuries and cuts when the
college staff pushed him and he crashed into a glass door, Amir Khan alleged. Dawn
Lecturers end strike after being assured of action
Islamabad: Colleges lecturers of the Federal Capital called of their strike for
three days on Thursday after the assurance of the Director General of Federal
Directorate of Education that action would be taken against the alleged
attackers led by MNA of PML-N Anjum Aqeel at the college.
The FG College
Teachers Association (FGCTA) had decided to give a strike call and for this a
meeting had been called to prepare a plan of action against the attack at the FG
College for Men, F-10/4, and thrashing of professors after their refusal to give
admission to a student who was not eligible for the admission.
The meeting of
FG College Teachers Association (FGCTA) and the newly appointed Director General
of Federal Directorate of Education, Shaista Peerzada, held who assured the
lectures that their demands would be met, the President of FGCTA Prof. Qasim
Masood said. "We have postponed the strike for three days on the
request of the DG but after three days complete strike would be observed until
the culprits are brought to justice", he added.
The association has also
written a letter to PML-N Chief Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to take disciplinary
action against the MNA.
The lecturers demanded immediate action against the
MNA according to the FIR within three days, otherwise, complete strike would be
observed in all the colleges. They also demanded that political interference in
educational institutions should be ended.
Earlier, in the main colleges
complete strike was observed whereas partial strike was observed in the colleges
situated in the suburbs of the capital. The students staged protest
demonstrations in the college premises and raised slogans against the attackers.
wore black armbands and no classes were held but the association
decided to resume the classes from Friday (Today) for three days. The teaching
faculty would observe silent protest by wearing black armbands during classes.
One of the lecturers remarked, "It is an undeniable fact that teaching is a
noble profession and the teachers are the nation builders but instead of
saluting and benefiting for their contribution they have been manhandled. They
have done this to save a vote but by doing this they have lost many of our
votes". The nation
Students protest against PML-N lawmaker
Islamabad: The students of Federal Government College for Boys F-10/4
staged a strong protest demonstration against the ransacking of the college by
PML-N MNA Anjum Aqeel Khan. National Assembly Standing Committee on Education
Chairman Abid Sher Ali has directed education secretary to conduct a transparent
inquiry into the matter.
According to details PML-N MNA Anjum Aqeel Khan
on Wednesday misbehaved with the college teachers and ransacked
FG College F-10/4 over admission of his relative.
The students holding
different placards inscribed with slogans against the MNA. They demanded of him
to tender resignation from his seat of the national assembly.
this agency, Abid Sher Ali said that the committee would investigate the matter
and inquiry commission would be established in this regard.
He said he
has directed the Secretary Education Abdur Rauf to investigate the matter
transparently and present report to the committee. The news
"I was in real shoch to read it in newspaper i strongly condemn this indecent act of terrirism against the dignity of teacher community ."
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Govt school's principal held for corruption
Rawalpindi: The regional directorate of Anti-Corruption on Thursday arrested the
principal of Government Islamia High School No-I, Liaquat Bagh, for taking
bribe. According to the regional directorate officials, Jahangir Ahmed,
principal of a private school, New Sir Syed Public Model School, Mera Naghrial,
submitted an application to Director Anti Corruption Establishment (ACE),
Rawalpindi Region, Muhammad Amin Khattak stating that he had submitted an
application to Executive District Officer (EDO), Education, seeking extension in
the period for registration of school. The EDO constituted a team for inspection
of the school headed by Muhammad Iqbal Naeem, Principal of Government Islamia
High School No I, Liaquat Bagh. During his visit to the school, Naeem demanded
Rs 5,000 as bribe for recommending extension, which Jahangir unwillingly paid.
Jahangir reported the matter to director ACE, Rawalpindi, who directed
investigation officer Rab Nawaz Khan to conduct raid. The raid was conducted
under the supervision of Civil Judge/Special Judicial Magistrate Syed Nazarat
Ali. The team apprehended the principal and recovered Rs 5,000 from his front
pocket. A case was registered against him under Section 161 of PPC and 5(2)47
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Senators call for appointing FPSC chief
Islamabad: A Senate committee has asked the government to appoint
chairman of the Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) as the post was lying
vacant for the last six months.
The demand was made during a meeting of
the Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat, Inter-Provincial
Coordination and Special Initiatives, which met at the Parliament House here on
Senator Shahid Hassan Bugti presided over the session in which
the lawmakers discussed in detail the working and performance of the
Establishment Division and its attached departments.
They called for
strict observance of the provincial and regional quotas in the recruitments. The
committee also sought details from the Establishment Division about the quota
observance in recent recruitments, with particular reference to the seats/posts
allocated to smaller provinces.
It directed senior authorities of the
Establishment Division to discontinue foreign trainings as such programmes were
resulting in financial losses.
The senators suggested that training for
the officers should be arranged locally and adequate funds should be provided to
the institutes working for the training and capacity building of the officers in
A number of senators expressed their
dissatisfaction at the lack of facilities and poor management of the community
centres established to facilitate the government employees.
suggested that adequate funds should be allocated to improve the infrastructure
and other facilities at these centres, which would not only attract government
employees but also enable their use for commercial purposes.
committee recommended that the holiday homes established in different parts of
the country should be closed immediately and the amount spent on them should be
diverted towards improvement of the community centres.
was also constituted to visit various women hostels under the purview of the
Staff Welfare Organisation. This body will give recommendations to improve the
condition of the hostels. The sub-committee would be headed by Senator Saeeda
Iqbal, with senators Najma Hameed, Kalsoom Perveen and Fauzia Fakharuz Zaman as
The Thursday's meeting was attended senators Dr Khatu Mal,
Saeeda Iqbal, Dr Safdar Ali Abbasi, Shirala Malik, Kalsoom Parveen, Mir Wali
Mohammad Badini, Najma Hameed, Rahana Yahya Baloch, Fauzia Fakhuruz Zaman and
Abdul Ghaffar, besides the secretary establishment. Dawn
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