The Karachi College (KU) on Tuesday denied studies of violence towards college students celebrating the Hindu competition of Holi.
The assertion by the KU spokesperson got here after a video surfaced on social media earlier as we speak whereby a feminine scholar claimed that a number of of them weren’t allowed to have fun the competition on the varsity. She alleged that college students belonging to the Islami Jamiat Tulba (IJT) prevented them from holding the occasion and in addition bodily assaulted them.
It’s pertinent to say that IJT activists on Monday allegedly attacked a gathering of students at Punjab College’s new campus once they had been celebrating Holi with the permission of the administration.
Responding to the claims made within the video, a press release issued by the KU spokesperson mentioned that “no permission was sought from the varsity administration for celebrating Holi inside its premises”.
The spokesperson mentioned that “no incidents of violence towards college students celebrating Holi had been reported to the safety workplace or to the hospital”. He added that there have been no studies of any such incident from legislation enforcement businesses both.
He added that the Youm-i-Mustafa Convention was underneath method within the varsity with the administration’s permission and questioned how Holi could possibly be celebrated with out related approval.
In the meantime, East Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Zubair Nazeer Shaikh informed Daybreak.com that the varsity administration had “not reported such an incident to the police”.
“Nevertheless, I’ve moved my decrease command to the location of the incident,” he added. “This sort of behaviour won’t be tolerated,” the senior officer mentioned.
Later within the day, SSP Shaikh informed Daybreak.com that the police visited the KU administration and had been knowledgeable by officers that two occasions had been going down concurrently, one pertaining to the lifetime of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) whereas a number of college students had organized a programme to have fun Holi.
The SSP mentioned that as per the KU administration, an “trade of scorching phrases” had taken place however no violence occurred. The administration intervened and “resolved” the difficulty, he mentioned, including that the police stayed there for some time to take care of any eventuality.