Fifteen illegal occupants arrested in PU hostel raid

52a6acffd6837LAHORE: Fifteen illegal occupants were arrested by the Lahore police during an operation conducted in Punjab University with help of the university administration in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, DawnNews reported.

According to a Punjab University spokesperson, the Lahore police, along with the university administration, raided Hostels No 15 and 18 and arrested 15 illegal occupants.

The spokesman added that four illegal occupants were arrested from Islami Jamiat Tulaba’s (IJT) nazim Azeem Khushi’s room in Hostel No 18.

Earlier in December, 21 IJT illegal occupants were arrested during a police clampdown on a hostel of the university.

Following the raid, IJT activists resorted to violent protest, causing massive traffic jams for several hours on Lahore’s major roads as well as damaging and burning of public transport.

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