GIFT University Professor Dr Qaiser Shehryar arrested on Terror Suspicions

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Tuesday, 26 January 2016 11:07

LAHORE: The rector of a private university in Lahore was taken into custody over terror suspicions, a TV channel reported on Monday.

Dr Qaiser Shehryar Durrani, Rector of the GIFT University, was arrested by officials of the Counter-Terror Department (CTD) from Ferozwala along with his colleague, Dr Fakhr.

Although Dr Fakhr was released later after questioning, Dr Shehryar Qaiser Durrani was moved to an undisclosed location for interrogation.

The two were arrested when they were returning to Lahore from Gujranwala.

According to sources, Dr Shehryar Qaiser is suspected of  terror financing.

The university could not be reached for comments. However, family sources have confirmed his arrest, with whereabouts unknown and kept discreet.

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