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PU AND CHANDIGARH PRESS CLUB CONDEMNS THE INCIDENT OF ASSAULT AND MOLESTATION OF LADY JOURNALIST IN CAMPUS

December 10, 2019 06:35 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Panjab University, Chandigarh strongly condems the recent incident of assault on woman in the Campus. Prof. Karamjeet Singh, Registrar, PU said that the incident was very unfortunate and University is taking necessary measures to curb such kind of incidents in future.

Meanwhile Chandigarh Press Club also condemned the incident of assault and molesatation to a senior female journalist by an unidentified person, when she was out on morning walk in Chandigarh. But female journalist showed courage and fought bravely with the molester. Finally, after struggle of 15 minutes, female journalist managed to run away to safety.

Prof. Karamjeet Singh, Registrar, PU taking a serious note related to the security of residents, specially women residents of the Campus, Prof. Ashwani Koul, Chief University Security is asked to take all necessary steps on priority and any loopholes, if any, shall be plugged immediately.

The Secretary General of the Club Mr. Saurabh Duggal in a statement said, Chandigarh Press Club demands speedy police investigation of the matter and arrest the accused. Mr. Sarabjit Pandher and Mr. Naveen Grewal Ex-Presidents of the Chandigarh also condemned the incident.

In the meantime taking a serious note related to the security of residents, specially women residents of the Campus, Prof. Ashwani Koul, Chief University Security is asked to take all necessary steps on priority and any loopholes, if any, shall be plugged immediately.

It may be recalled that Police has registered a case FIR No. 237, U/S 323, 354, 354A IPC in PS-11, Chandigarh on the complaint of a victim who alleged that unknown person who tried to gag her with bad intention and when she opposed he punched her and tried to stifling her mouth near Botanical Garden, PU, Sector-14, Chandigarh on Monday. The  Investigation of case is in progress.

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