A student of Bahria College Islamabad has came forward with her #MeToo story, saying that she and about 80 of her batchmates were sexually harassed by the examiner of their biology practical last week.
"Our examiner [...] groped almost 80 students and passed sleazy comments," she wrote in her Facebook post, in which she describes her own experience of being inappropriately touched by the examiner. Several other students have corroborated her story with their own experiences since then.
Bahria College Principal Iqbal Javaid has acknowledged the reports and said that the matter has been reported to the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE), reports Dawn.com. It remains unclear what action is being taken by the Federal Board.
The student's post has elicited shock and a demand for swift action against the examiner:
However, not all responses have been positive, with some raising doubts about the veracity of the student's account:
This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly.