BANNU: Students of Akram Khan Durrani School and College boycotted classes, damaged school furniture and broke windowpanes and other material of auditorium, waiting room and offices.

They were protesting against poor quality food in the college hostel and lack of facilities in the school and college while demanding removal of the principal and other staff.

The protesting students also blocked Bannu-Kohat road for several hours.

According to eyewitnesses, the students after ransacking offices of the college came out and blocked the main Bannu-Kohat road to traffic and set tyres on fire.

They said that four students also got injuries while hitting windowpanes of offices.

The students alleged that they were being served poor quality food in the college hostel despite paying fees.

College principal Raza Khan denied the students’ allegations and said quality food was given to them in the hostel.

He claimed that some teachers were provoking the students and their names had been sent to the district administration for action.

Published in Dawn, September 19th, 2018