LAHORE - Punjab University teachers under the platform of Academic Staff Association (PU ASA) would hold a protest rally against torture of a teacher by Islami Jammiat Tulaba (IJT) from Undergraduate to Institute of Education and Research (IER) at 11:00am today (Tuesday).

PU Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAGS) Lecturer was abducted and tortured by some IJT activists on Thursday night and was beaten by iron rod near Jamia Mosque. An FIR has been registered against three workers of IJT however no arrests have been made so far.

On Monday, PU teachers observed black day by wearing black bands on their arms during teaching classes and other activities. ASA leaders Dr Mahboob Hussain, Dr Abid Chaudhry, Dr Faheem Aftab, Dr Moqeet Javed and others demanded the chief minister and IG Punjab police to ensure arrest of the nominated accused involved in the abduction and torture of the teacher.