Women University Mardan Corruption Case
Spokesman of the University denied corruption allegations leveled by famle students. Photo: Women University Mardan's Facebook file

Mardan: The Women University Mardan has refuted allegation of corruption leveled by affected female student in a viral video on social media and emphasized that fake appointment letters on University letter pads were shown in the video, spokesman of the University said in a press release.

The University had never issued an appointment letters to those who alleged and termed this act as a conspiracy to malign the Women University, spokesman added.

In a video that went viral, Ms Meemona, an affected girl, told media that Hostel Warden Ms Zeenat and her three other colleagues received bribe of Rs7.6 million from her and 18 other girls in return of jobs.

Mr Shah Farman, the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ordered an inquiry into the matter and asked Higher Education Department to report on it.

The spokesman of the University also said that University had earned reputation in the short span of time and recognized itself from Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, insisting that all appointments were made on merit and through proper channel.

The University demanded of the provincial government to launch an inquiry into the matter and take stern action against those found involved.