KOTLI: A lecturer of the University of Kotli in Azad Jammu and Kashmir was sacked after an investigation team found him guilty of harassing a second-year student.
According to the university spokesman, on December 2019, a second-year female student submitted an application to the varsity’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Syed Dilnawaz about the harassment incident.
The female student had accused physics lecturer Muhammad Saeed of harassing her. After receiving the complaint against the lecturer, the Vice-Chancellor formed a five-member investigation team to probe the matter.
The committee found the lecturer guilty after recording the statements of the female student, several male and female students, accused lecturer, and some of the university’s staff.
A notification issued by the university administration stated Saeed had been fired after being found guilty of harassment.
The university administration has said Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan, who is also the university’s chancellor, has been informed about the decision.