Pakistan

KARACHI (Web Desk) – NAB authorities have raided the University of Karachi in an action against the incumbent and former vice-chancellors. During the raid, they seized records for the VC office.


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Media reports suggested that Tuesday’s raid was carried out over a corruption scandal involving two vice-chancellors and several other officials at the university.

The National Accountability Bureau, during an investigation against Karachi University’s Vice Chancellor Dr. Qaisar and former VC Dr. Pirzada Qasim, recorded the statements of four persons from the administration block.

NAB’s investigating officer also took into custody all relevant records from the Vice Chancellor’s office.

Dr Muhammad Qaisar was appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Karachi University on February 10, 2012. His tenure as the Vice Chancellor of the university was to end on February 9 of this year however, Governor Ishrat-ul-Ibad extended his tenure with the powers vested in him as the Chancellor of Karachi University.