LUMS confirms detention of its faculty member

04:17 PM | 21 Jan, 2016
LUMS confirms detention of its faculty member
LAHORE (Web Desk) - Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) said that the university had received reports that Dr Shazib Ehsan Sheikh was detained by security agencies.

Spokesperson of the university said on Thursday that Dr Shazib Ehsan Sheikh, an assistant professor of the university, was missing and that the varsity had no information about his whereabouts.

Earlier, Express News had reported that an assistant professor had been picked up while leaving the campus. The report said he was suspected of ties with some extremist outfits. The report said that his laptop had been seized and that he was suspected of being in contact with terrorist outfits through social media and via email. University spokesperson said, “We presume Dr Sheikh to be innocent until any charges against him are proven in a court of law with due process allowing him a chance to clear his name.”