NUST refutes rape accusations as 'complete hoax'.


ISLAMABAD -- National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) on Wednesday denied allegations of a female student being raped in its Islamabad campus.

Reports surfaced on social media claiming that a construction worker sexually assaulted a student near National Science and Technology Park (NSTP). The varsity's administration, however, has denied the accusations through a series from its Twitter account.

'What kind of a person makes fabricated rape accusations? Let's start with the thought-provoking fact that false rape allegations ruin lives, reputations and futures.' reads NUST statement. 'Indeed, propagating such incorrect news is the most horrendous and shameless of acts.'

The administration further said that the recent tweets about the alleged rape of an NUST student are nothing but 'a heinous attempt to defame this prestigious seat of learning, a desperate act of seeking attention, and a complete hoax!'

The university had also said a thorough investigation into the matter has been carried out...

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