Sunday, February 28, 2016

15 injured in student groups’ clash at PU hostel

LAHORE: As numerous as 15 understudies were harmed in a conflict between two associations at a Punjab University inn on Tuesday.

Playing music at high volume prompted conflict in the middle of Pushtoon and Baloch Educational Development Movement and Islami Jamiat Tulaba (IJT) at inn no 4.

The harmed understudies were taken to Sheik Zayed and Jinnah doctor's facilities where they were said to be steady.

The harmed were distinguished as Javed, Muzamil, Habib, Alamgir, Qaim, Imran, Naqeeb, Ibrar, Izhar Baloch, Zareef, Humyun, Ahsan, Ilyas, Sadam and Ahmed.

Pushtoon and Baloch Educational Development Movement's Imran Kakar said a portion of the understudies were playing music in their room at inn no 4 when a gathering of IJT activists came to there on Monday.

He said the IJT activists initially burnt the room while the individuals who were playing music moved away after the occurrence.

On Tuesday, more than 100 IJT activists conveying guns and clubs drew nearer their social event outside the inn and opened discharge.

He said some of them fled and 15 were tormented by the IJT men.

He charged that the policemen were available at the spot and nobody interceded.

Nonetheless, IJT Central Information Secretary Amjad Bukhari said two gatherings of Baloch and Pushtoon associations conflicted with one another and around 15 understudies from both sides were harmed.

He said IJT had nothing to do with the conflict.

Punjab University representative Khurum Shehzad said the organization would guarantee tranquil scholastic environment.

He said a request group had been constituted to settle the obligation.

He said the "scoundrels" were being recognized through CCTV camera footage and outcasts would be given over to police.

Muslim Town SHO Khursheed Ahmed said they were sitting tight for medicinal examination reports of the harmed to enlist body of evidence against the assailants.