LAHORE - The Lahore High Court yesterday restrained the University of Health Sciences (UHS) from announcing result of 100 students of Red Crescent Medical & Dental College, with directions to it to explain that how it was affiliated.

Pakistan Medical & Dental Council had filed the petition through its counsel Barrister Muhammad Umar and submitted that council had already issued a notice to college for cancellation of its affiliation for violating of rules and regulations and failing to meet set standard of education.

He pointed out that judicial commission had also recommended action against the college and PMDC had been asking college to improve its education standard for two years.

Instead the college administration had been securing stay orders by misleading and concealing facts from the courts. This time College administration, he argued, used some students to obtain an order from court and facts were not disclosed before single bench. He said college administration opened admission for 2015 session and now holding exams for the same session in the garb of single bench order.

The petitioner requested the court to stop UHS from declaring result of RCMC 100 students.

After hearing initial argument, Justice Ayesha A Malik restrained the UHS from announcing results of the students and sought reply. The court also observed that the court would grant the students opportunity of hearing. The Court adjourned hearing for Oct 11.

Stay extended: The Lahore High Court yesterday extended stay against a notification of the Election Commission of Pakistan which barred the President, PM, ministers and public office holders from visiting constituency of by-election and canvassing for the candidates.

As the proceedings commenced, the federal government requested the court to give some time to submit reply. Justice Ayesha A. Malik heard the case and accepted the plea of the government. The court adjourned hearing until Oct 27.

On previous hearing, the LHC had suspended operation of the ECP’s notification.