Karachi College Removes Division Chairperson Over Harassment Fees


The College of Karachi has appointed Prof. Dr. Farah Iqbal as Chairperson Criminology Division, after the previous chairperson,  Dr. Ghulam Muhammad Burfat was dismissed on the grounds of a sexual harassment criticism that was filed by a feminine member of school.

Vice-Chancellor, Khalid M. Iraqi, has ordered the incumbent to handover the cost to Farah Iqbal, who additionally heads the Division of Psychology.


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The order was issued by Registrar, Dr. Abdul Waheed, on the advice of the anti-sexual harassment committee comprising School of Arts & Social Sciences Dean, Dr. Nasreen, Academics Society President, Dr. Shah Ali Ul Qader, and Deputy Registrar, Zia Sheikh.

Discussing the difficulty with media reps, the anti-harassment committee lead by Dr. Nasreen Aslam Iqbal acknowledged that Dr. Burfat was faraway from his place resulting from recurring complaints of misconduct filed in opposition to him by college students and school members.

She added that Dr. Burfat will proceed to work on the division as a trainer, however refused to touch upon what punishment the committee had proposed for him.


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Dr. Burfat earlier claimed that “if I had ever been concerned in harassing feminine lecturers or college students, I might have been fired from my job by now”.

The accused has his reservations about KU’s “unbiased insurance policies” of late and intends to “use every authorized platform in opposition to the harassment committee’s determination”.



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