With the exception of those in Pharmacy Square, all KU CCTV cameras work


The University of Karachi (KU) latest Campus Security Adviser Dr. Moiz Khan has submitted a detailed report on the cameras installed at different locations on campus to the Acting Vice Chancellor (VC) of the university, Professor Nasira Khatoon.

In his detailed report submitted on Friday, Dr. Khan mentioned that the installation of CCTV security cameras has been gradually increased as they were installed at all entrances and exits of KU in the first phase.

He said in the report that the Silver Jubilee Gate, Staff City Gate (Sheikh Zayed Islamic Center), Maskan Gate and Metroville Gate were used by both pedestrians and vehicles to enter. or walking out of campus when only one gate, the Ayub Goth Gate, was in use. by pedestrians only.

All of these doors had four fully functional cameras.

The report states that apart from this, cameras are also installed at various locations on major roads and departments, through which the roads inside the campus have been monitored.

According to the report, security cameras were installed outside the University of Karachi Business School, the Confucius Institute, the main entrance of the Institute of Business Administration and its first and fourth gates, Pharmacy (Chowk) Square, Masjid-e-Ibrahim, Sardar Yasin Malik Professional Development Center, Karachi University Clinic, Security Bureau, Hotel Majeed, Girls Hostel Azadi Chowk, UBL Bank, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Mass Communication and other departments and institutions.

He mentioned that the cameras installed at the Chowk Pharmacy were out of order and that the other cameras were in working order. Dr Khan said the progress made so far in probing the unfortunate incident was only made possible by these cameras.

He informed the administration of the university that all these cameras did not have a centralized control room but that the recording system of each camera was installed nearby.

He said that due to the long distance from one place to another, the camera monitoring system was divided to avoid technical errors and other difficulties.

Reports released by various media outlets regarding non-functional or unavailable cameras on campus were misleading and untrue and should be clarified, the report reads.

Dr Khan said that KU was one of the largest and most renowned universities in the country, and its students made the country and the university proud all over the world, whereby everyone should play their part to stop the negative propaganda against the university.

The laboratory identifies the bodies

The Sindh Forensic DNA and Serology Laboratory (SFDL) at the University of Karachi has identified the bodies of the victims of Tuesday’s suicide bombing at the university.

A spokesperson for the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences said on Friday that samples from four bodies, including three Chinese teachers and a Pakistani driver, were submitted by law enforcement authorities on Tuesday night, along with the reference sample. of the Pakistani Driver. He added that scans were completed and reports generated within 26 hours.

As family members of Chinese victims were not available for reference samples, the SFDL team assisted law enforcement authorities in collecting ante-mortem samples.

Students and faculty members from the Confucius Institute and other KU departments held a protest on Friday in memory of Chinese teachers who lost their lives in Tuesday’s suicide bombing. The protesting students and faculty members held Pakistani and Chinese national flags in their hands while chanting the slogan “Long live Pakistan-China friendship”. KU Security Advisor Muhammad Zubair and Confucius Institute Director Prof. Nasir Khan also joined the protest to express their sympathy to the families of the slain Chinese teachers.


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