Probe ordered into harassment issue at Janki Devi.

LAHORE -- Taking notice of a media report about alleged harassment of women employees at Janki Devi Hospital here, the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) chairman on Monday ordered an inquiry into the allegations against some officials, including the medical superintendent of the infirmary.

'We have examined the issue reported by the media and reached a consensus that it must be probed. Therefore, I have assigned this task to the ETPB secretary to summon the complainants and all those facing such serious allegations. The secretary will hear all, constitute a committee, get an inquiry conducted and report to me within next seven days,' board chairman Dr Habibur Rehman Gilani told Dawn on Monday.

Mr Gilani said he had asked the secretary to probe into the matter in depth and take action against the officials if found guilty of harassing the women staffers. 'However, if it is proved that the allegations are not based on facts, action will be taken against the complainants, as there will be no...

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