Lahore: Two Punjab University (PU) Teachers Reinstated

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(Published in “TheNews” on Thursday, December 23, 2010)
A THREE member bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday restored two assistant professors of Punjab University’s Centre for High Energy Physics (CHEP), who were sacked from services on charges of plagiarism.
The bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry held that they were removed by Governor, the chancellor of the university, who was not a competent authority to remove them from services. Justice Jawad S Khawaja and Justice Khalil-ur-Rahman Ramday were other members on the bench.
Allowing the appeals of the assistant professors against their removal, the court held that as the university did not adopted legal course of proceedings against them, the university authorities were at liberty to hold departmental proceedings against them purely in accordance with law.
Removal converted into retirement: THE Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday converted removal of a sweeper of Quid-e-Azam Library into compulsory retirement while hearing appeal of Punjab government against his restoration by Punjab Service Tribunal. Appearing before the court on behalf of the Punjab government, Advocate Salma submitted that sweeper Riaz Masih was removed from service on September 05, 2006 as he remained absent for two years from service without informing authorities concerned.

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  1. ahmad ali

    Adhoc relif 1.7.99, 30.6.2003, 1.7.2004, 24.6.2006 and 21.7.2009 may please be allowed to old pensioners those retired prior to introductory of pay scale 2011 as Old pensioners drawing less pension instead of pensioners those retired after pay scale 2011 in which inclusion of adhoc relief admissible to them and services tribunal passed the same for those retired before introductory of new pay scale 2011, but supreme court of Pakistan rejected the Federal service tribunal decision, which cause great financial difficulties in these hard days.

    In view of the above please review the supreme court order and implement the Federal service tribunal decision and take prayers of old Pensioners,


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