BZU Terminates Faculty Member On Harassment Charges


Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan (BZU) administration m Tuesday terminated a faculty member from services in light of an inquiry committee’s findings against him in a harassment case.

In a university syndicate meeting on January 19, 2019 an inquiry committee was formed as per recommendations of the harassment committee. The inquiry body consisted of Prof Dr Muhammad Shafqat (convener), Prof Dr Masood Akhtar and Prof Dr Ghazala Yasmin, to probe into a harassment complaint against Prof Wasif Nauman.

The committee submitted its report to the syndicate on May 18, 2019. The professor was summoned for a hearing, told to submit his additional defense in writing before appearing in front of the syndicate on December 12, 2019.

It was reported that the teacher of Forestry and Range department, Prof Wasif Nauman, has finally been terminated from services after the committee revealed that all allegations leveled by a female student against him proved to be true in the inquiry. The teacher was found to be blackmailing the female student with offensive videos.

BZU Registrar Sohaib Rashid Khan issued final notification of Wasif’s termination, stating  he will be considered expelled from services from January 19, 2019.

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