BZU students submit fake COVID-19 reports to force administration to conduct online exams
According to reports, the students involved in the act belonged to the English, Politics, and Psychology departments.
The students of Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU), Multan, recently submitted bogus positive reports of Covid-19 to force the administration to conduct online examinations.
However, the students’ tactics failed and were exposed on Thursday when the administration sent the reports for verification. The department confirmed that the coronavirus reports were fake.
According to reports, the students involved in the act belonged to the English, Politics, and Psychology departments. The group of individuals planned to submit fake Covid-19 accounts to convince the administration to conduct online exams. Thus, they tampered with actual Covid-19 reports to produce fake reports with their names.
Following the deceit, the university administration took matters seriously. The authorities appointed a corona committee responsible for the verification of the submitted reports.
The constituted body forwarded nearly a dozen reports to the Nishar Hospital and private laboratories for verification. The reports could not be verified and were declared fake and tempered by the labs.
The administration of the Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) Multan has decided to take action against the students who submitted fake reports to create panic in the university.
On the other hand, the institute’s DC suggested implementing a smart lockdown in the university to minimize coronavirus contraction threats.
The institute has forwarded all its findings of the fake Covid-19 reports matter to the High Education Commission (HEC).
While the authorities are deciding the best way to move forward, the university administration is urging parents to not believe In rumors spread by students. The administrator wants parents to understand that there is no coronavirus spread in the university.
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