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Karachi University assistant professor goes missing

Karachi University assistant professor goes missing

An associate professor employed by the University of Karachi's Department of Islamic Studies has been missing for the past 18 days, Dawn learned on Tuesday.

Dr Mohammad Ismail was taken away from his residence in Gulshan-e-Maymar by law enforcement agencies (LEA) at 2.30am on Sept 15, according to his wife Amna Ismail. She said that she had sought help from the university administration but had not received any response so far. Amna had blamed LEAs for her husband's disappearance in her letter.

An official, who wished to remain anonymous, confirmed that the chairman of the Islamic Studies department had received a letter from the wife of the missing professor on Sept 21, which had then been sent to the vice chancellor.

The police refused to comment on the incident.

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