OKARA: A rape complainant was booked in a case when she denied the rape incident while recording her statement in the court of the area magistrate under section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedures.
Three weeks ago, Shahina Parveen got a rape case registered against Saddar SubInspector (SI) Hamid Rasheed.
She said that six weeks back, she repeatedly visited the SI in connection with the kidnap case of her daughter. Later, she appeared before District Police Officer (DPO) Muhammad Hasan Iqbal and accused the SI of raping her twice. The DPO got the SI arrested and suspended him after the registration of a case under Section3760f the Pakistan Penal Code on July 4.
Two days back, the DPO learnt about the complainant`s denial statement, to which he got a case registered against Shahina.
The SI is in the district jail as his bail plea was rejected on July 14 by the court of the additional sessions judge.
MoU: The University ofOkara (UO) and Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology (KFUEIT) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop and exchange scientific, and biological information for wildlife resources and to ensure services for the better preservation, conservation and management of wildlife in the Cholistan Desert.
The MoU was signed by UO Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Muhammad Wajid and his KFUEIT counterpart Prof Dr Muhammad Suleman Tahir. Through the agreement, the UO`s Institute of Pure and Applied Zoology (IPAZ) and KFUEIT`s Department of Life Sciences will cooperate on the promotion, research and education of wildlife conservation and management.
The collaboration will present a unique opportunity to maximize the skills and knowledge of each entity. The focus of the agreement will be to improve collaboration between both organizations which will help researchers of UO to know about the actualissues of wildlife both in captivity and field.