KU academics protest in opposition to IBA college students for allegedly attacking professor

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Karachi University’s college students and academics protesting exterior Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in opposition to an incident that befell two days in the past, on February 15, 2021. — Photo by creator

Teachers of the University of Karachi held a protested exterior the Institute of Business Administration’s (IBA) important campus after college students and guards allegedly roughed up a KU assistant professor.

The protest, organised by the Karachi University Teachers Society, demanded that the  “encroachments” on the varsity’s land be uprooted and that the scholars’ admission be cancelled. 

“This is not the first time that such an incident had taken place. We will intensify our protests if such events do not stop,” the protesting academics vowed.

Due to the the protest, Karachi University’s tutorial classes remained suspended. Meanwhile, college students alleged that the institute was holding the “real facts” at the hours of darkness.

IBA’s spokesperson, talking on the incident, condemned it and mentioned that the matter had been forwarded to the the disciplinary committee.

“IBA cannot handle incidents of violence, [we] are working with Karachi University to resolve the matter,” the spokesperson mentioned.

The purpose for the protest?

Two days earlier, the incident befell after the assistant professor honked on the IBA college students, following which the scholars, with their guards, allegedly roughed him up.