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No evidence of robbery at Tahira’s house: PU spokesman
No evidence of robbery at Tahira’s house: PU spokesman


LAHORE: (Tuesday, April 18, 2017): A Punjab University spokesman has said that no evidence of robbery or resistance is found at the residence of Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics’ retired Assistant Professor Tahira Malik, who was found murdered in her house in the morning. He said that Mrs Tahira was living alone at official residence EA-51 situated at Professor’s Colony New Campus and was working at the same department on contract after her retirement while her daughter was living in Karachi. He said that the university officials did not find evidence of robbery or resistance when they reached the crime scene while TV was on and things were in routine order. The spokesman said that police were investigating into the case. The spokesman said that Tahira Malik joined PU Centre for Applied Molecular Biology in 1984 as research scholar. She did her MS (equivalent to M Phil) from California University Riverside, USA in 1990. She later joined Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in 2004 and retired on August 15, 2016 as Assistant Professor.