LOWER DIR: A poster purportedly pasted by a proscribed organisation outside a women degree college in Samarbagh here warned the female students to abandon education or face dire consequences.

According to the principal of the Government Ghazi Umara Khan Degree College, the poster was allegedly pasted outside the institution’s main entrance on Friday night by the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan.

The principal has also sent a letter to the director higher education department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, asking for security measures for safeguarding the lives of the female students.

The poster threatened the female students with death if they did not stop coming to the college.

The college management has also informed the Lower Dir administration and the police about the development.

The poster has also irked the parents who demanded of the district administration to probe the matter and take appropriate preventive measures.

Published in Dawn, November 3rd, 2020