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SHC summons PPP MP in harassment case

SHC summons PPP MP in harassment case

KARACHI – Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) Tahir Masood Arain has been summoned by the Sindh High Court (SHC) over harassing his business partner through the Thatta police.
Tufail Zakaria filed a constitutional petition against the MPA and the Thatta police seeking protection.
A division bench comprising Chief Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany and Justice Muneeb Akhter issued notices to the MPA and the SHO of Thatta’s Dhabeji police station for filing comments.

Harassment suspect only manhandled nurse, says inquiry

LAHORE: The inquiry committee probing into incident of an attempt of sexual assault on an on-duty nurse in the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) ward of the Mayo Hospital found out that the accused doctor had only “manhandled” the nurse and no “indecent” activity took place, sources told Pakistan Today on Friday.
Dozens of nurses from the Mayo Hospital had gathered in front of the Punjab Assembly on Thursday to protest against alleged attempt of sexual assault on their colleague Ayesha

Sexual harassment at Mayo – Nurses take to The Mall

LAHORE – A large number of nurses from the Mayo Hospital School of Nursing protested in front of the Punjab Assembly (PA) on Thursday against sexual harassment of their colleague during duty hours in the hospital.
The nurses chanted slogans against the administration for covering up the incident and stopping them from coming to the PA to register their protest. They demanded justice and registration of a first information report (FIR) against accused House Officer (HO) Muhammad

Harassment of defaulters – SHC reserves verdict on identical petitions

KARACHI – The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Saturday reserved its verdict on identical constitutional petitions filed against the staff of different private banks and institutions for engaging in harassment for loan recovery.
The petitions were filed by Anwer Mehmood and others, who approached a three-member SHC bench headed by Chief Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany. They impleaded the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) governor; presidents and heads of recovery departments of ABN Amro Bank,

Bullied by the police – Eunuchs continue to protest against harassment

LAHORE: With the celebration of Aamir’s birthday tragically ending with his burial, members of the hijra community stood united in front of the Lahore Press Club in protest claiming the case was one of police harassment and abuse.
Members of Saathi Foundation, and All Pakistan Eunuch Association, thronged outside the press club demanding that they be heard and addressing government authorities and the Chief Justice to provide them security and protection.
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Harassment reports lead to removal of male teachers

KARACHI: After receiving numerous sexual harassment complaints, the Sindh government has decided to remove all male teaching and non-teaching staff from girls’ schools and colleges in the province.
Education Department directed all executive district officers (EDOs) to enlist all the male staff working in the province. The male officials were also asked to report to the Sindh secretariat till further notice.
“There have been many complaints against the male staff members