CM Buzdar directs to form a probe committee in LGS harassment scandal

Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to form a special committee to probe the Lahore Grammar School harassment scandal, today.

According to the details, CM Punjab said the committee will conduct a neutral inquiry in the case while directing to form the committee.

He also said that culprits involved in harassment scandal will be punished by the law.

Earlier on Saturday, the Punjab government lodged a case against four employees of Lahore Grammar School, including the teacher who was earlier sacked by the administration — after they were held responsible by the school for the alleged sexual harassment of female students.

The case was registered on the complaint of Child Protection Bureau officer Ehtisham Arshad under Section 292-A (exposure to seduction), 500 (punishment for defamation), 501 (printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory), and 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of the Pakistan Penal Code, and Section 25 (intentionally damaging or tampering with telegraphs) of the Federal Investigation Agency’s Telegraph Act.

Last week, reports of a school teacher and administration harassing female students at the elite private school had emerged. Administration Officer Aitzaz, Accountant Omar, a chowkidar n