PESHAWAR: The Regional Commissioner Peshawar has dismissed a coordinator of Abdul Wali Khan University on charges of harassing a woman colleague.

The coordinator of Pabbi Campus, Junaid Akhtar was facing charges of harassing a female lecturer Laila Jibran. On complaint, the coordinator transferred the female lecturer after which she filed a complaint against the coordinator in the regional secretariat Peshawar.

Regional Commissioner Bashir Ahmed while announcing the verdict on the complaint of lecturer Laila Jibran has dismissed coordinator Bashir Ahmed from his job. Now the coordinator has become ineligible for any government job in any part of the country. Besides that, he will also pay a fine of Rs250,000.

The verdict has been seen as a welcome development by the women workers who sometimes complain of workplace difficulties and harassment from male colleagues.

Courtesy: TNN


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