Hamdard University, has formed a three-member inquiry committee

Karachi:April 13:The Sindh governor, who is also the patron of the Hamdard University, has formed a three-member inquiry committee to probe into Basit’s case. It comprises Prof Dr SM Tariq Rafi, the vice-chancellor of the Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi; Prof Dr Shaikh Nadeem Ahmed, the registrar of the Dow University of Health Science, Karachi, and Prof Dr Arshad Aazmi, the controller of examinations of the University of Karachi.

The committee will probe into the reasons leading to Basit’s death and also look into the allegations regarding the examination system of private medical institutions and the lack of facilities. The committee will submit its report to the Governor’s House secretariat within 15 days.

Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan also spoke with the bereaved family on the phone and condoled with them.

He assured Basit’s parents that they would be provided with justice.

The governor’s adviser on higher education, Wajahat Ali, also went to the residence of the student to condole with the family.

The adviser informed the family that Basit’s death was being probed and examinations and other academic affairs of private universities were also being scrutinised.The news.