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Punjab University student tortured for tweeting in favour of missing blogger

LAHORE: A student of the Punjab University Law College was tortured by some students for allegedly tweeting in favour of a missing blogger on Tuesday.

The student, a resident of hostel number 1, had allegedly tweeted in support of the missing activist and blogger and shared a poem of Faiz Ahmad Faiz to express solidarity with him.

A PU official told Dawn a group of students reached the student’s room and beat him up. The victim had to get medical aid. He refused to talk to Dawn.

The PU spokesman said VC Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir had ordered probe into the matter and a case would be registered against the culprits.

courtesy : dawn news

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