University expels students for ‘hugging’ on campus

A top Pakistani university has expelled two students for hugging and proposing on campus, after a video of the incident went viral on social media, reports PTI.

According to the University of Lahore, the two students were involved in gross misconduct and violation of university rules. A special disciplinary committee of the university held a meeting on Friday 12 March and summoned the two students but they failed to appear. The committee then decided to expel the boy and the girl and banned them from entering any of the university’s campuses.

“The students in question were summoned before the committee but failed to appear. Thus, in pursuance of Section 9 of the General Discipline and Code of Conduct on the Campus, the committee has decided to expel the two students for violating the varsity’s rules and regulations and serious infraction of the code of conduct. Furthermore, as per Section 16, they are debarred from entering the premises of University of Lahore and all its sub-campuses,” read a statement from the University of Lahore.
Full report on the Hindustan Times site