LAHORE - BCom Part-II students, who are taking annual examination at Punjab University examination centre Wahdat Road, staged a protest demonstration opposite to the VC office against the out of course paper of Advance Accounting held on June 11. They protested the same day and again on Monday where allegedly the varsity security guards opened fire on them. Two of the students were injured in the police baton-charge. Earlier the students chanted slogans and pelted stones at the VC office on which the university guards tried to disperse them. Adnan of Islamia College Civil Lines was injured after which the students created bonfire and blocked the traffic. A student said question No 1, 4 and 6 of the paper were out of course which would affect almost one lakh students. Meanwhile the Punjab University student advisor while condemning the incident said the students manhandled PU security staff during the agitation. They also injured security officer Shaukat Ali and nine other guards during the protest. The spokesman said negotiations were in progress among a seven-member delegation to redress the grievances of BCom students regarding the said paper in VC office committee room when the attack was launched. The chief security officer informed the meeting that at about 12:00 noon on the instigation of IJT activists comprising Tayyab and Zain of Statistics Department, Ahsan of Law College, Adnan Khalid of Geology, Islamic Centre ex-student Rashid Manzoor, expelled student Atif Gujjar and other almost 200 students of Punjab College of Commerce, Superior College and Science College forcibly broke open the locked gate No 2 of the varsity. They severely thrashed and manhandled the security staff on duty. Resultantly, Security Officer Subedar (r) Shaukat Ali, besides other security guards including Shahbaz, Wajid Hussain, Ramzan Asghar, Eman Ullah, Muhammad Asif, Talib Hussain, Sarwar and Zain received serious injuries. Later the protesting students marched towards the Administration Block and broke the doors and flowerpots of the VC office and threw stones at windowpanes of various offices. After seeking medico-legal report of the injured staff from Jinnah Hospital, an application has been filed for registration of an FIR against the assailants with the New Muslim Town police station. During the negotiations it was agreed the BCom students demands would be sympathetically considered in the meeting of PU Board of Studies for Commerce fixed for June 17 next and a decision will be taken to redress their grievances keeping in view their best interest. The students delegation which took part in the negotiations consisted of Muhammad Faheem-ur-Rehman of Superior College and Ali Arsalan, Faiza Irfan, Saba Tariq and Khadija Khan of Punjab College of Commerce.