The Chief Justice of Pakistan took a Suo moto notice of the private universities in the province of Punjab on Saturday.
A three-member bench led by Mian Saqib Nisar—the chief justice of Pakistan heard the case about the degrees not being allotted to the students belonging to the University of South Asia’s affiliated colleges.
During the hearing session, the representative of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) told to the apex court that the University of South Asia made affiliations with the colleges without getting permissions from HEC.
Upon this the chief justice said that they are doing fraud with people and have destroyed the education system.
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Chief Justice further inquired that since how long these universities are doing their operations and how much amount of fees are they charging.
The bench also instructed the Punjab advocate general for submitting a report about details of private universities and affiliated colleges in the province.
Chief Justice Nisar said that criminal cases should be registered for the opening of campuses without getting permits from the law. He also added that he would personally be looking into this matter that who comes for their bail.
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