Two Karachi University’s professors accused of harassing female students

KARACHI: Two professors of Karachi University’s Mass Communication department are accused of sexual harassment in a complaint filed by six students.

The complainants maintain that the teachers allegedly harassed their students by sending inappropriate messages on WhatsApp, screenshots of which have been attained by media.

“They try their best to play mind games with female students to gain favors that has sexual overtones, all with the ever-lurking threat of failing them or putting them into the short of attendance list,” read the complaint to the vice chancellor.

When the accused professors were asked for their comments on the story, they refrained from issuing it as the students didn’t disclose their identities.

The university administration said that the matter has been shifted to academia’s disciplinary and harassment committee.