Ayushi Bisht|Nov 26, 2023
Jamia Millia Islamia school teacher collected funds on pretext of Turkey earthquake; suspended
JMI in the police complaint said the physical education teacher siphoned off Rs 1.40 lakh from students of Jamia Middle School.
NEW DELHI: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has suspended Haris ul Haq, a physical education teacher of Jamia Middle School, till pending inquiry against him is completed by competent authority. The teacher has been suspended for his alleged association in fundraising from students of the school for earthquake-affected people of Turkey without prior permission of the competent authority in violation of the CCS conduct rules.
A police complaint was filed against Haq by the university at Jamia Nagar Police Station for cheating, criminal breach of trust and criminal misappropriation on July 31.
The complaint read that Haris ul Haq siphoned off Rs 1.40 lakh in the garb of collecting money by misrepresenting for people affected during the earthquake in Turkey. The money was collected by deceiving the students under a false pretext and the entire money had been siphoned off for personal gains, the complaint added.
The matters was raised at the JMI executive council meeting, which was held on August 4. The EC resolved that disciplinary action should be initiated against Haq as per rules. The EC also asked the university to take appropriate action to recover the funds from Haw and pursue criminal complaint as per provisions of law.
The university, in a press release, said there have been several complaints of misbehaviour, negligent attitude towards duty and insubordination against Haris ul Haq. He was also suspended in 2010 for misconduct, it added.
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