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PU VC takes extra-ordinary measures to ensure fair, timely trial of students
PU VC takes extra-ordinary measures to ensure fair, timely trial of students


LAHORE: (Thursday, January 25, 2018): Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zakria Zakir has instructed the administration to take extra ordinary measures to ensure fair and timely trial of students of were found involved in the incident of recent unrest on campus. Chairing a high level meeting of various heads of administrative departments, Dr Zakria Zakir has instructed to serve show-cause notices to the students in prison and police station lock up through police officials concerned. Dr Zakria Zakir has also instructed PU Disciplinary Committee to accord opportunity of personal hearing at jail and police lock up, in consultation with legal advisor, so that no issue should hinder process of doing justice in this matter. On the directions of Dr Zakir, the hostel administration and PU security officials removed offices of a student organization set up at Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre Hostel and Hostel No 1. The administration also removed posters and insignias of student organizations from all hostels and underpasses. Meanwhile, PU Hostel administration has cancelled allotment of around 31 students involved in the incidents of violence. The luggage of the students has been shifted to storeroom.