KARACHI - The Sindh government has deployed police and rangers officials in and around the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Medical College, Lyari, following complaints from hundreds of college staffers about life threats from criminal elements of the Lyari gang war. As academic activities in the college will commence from Monday (today), stern security measures have been put in place to handle miscreants. The government has assured the college administration of its full support against criminal elements violating legal and social boundaries. Various important decisions, including the deployment of forces in and around the medical college, were taken at a meeting held here on Sunday at the Sindh Health Department under Health Secretary Rizwan Ahmed. The meeting was attended by rangers and police officials, College Principal Prof Iqbal Memon and many others. More than 200 staffers of the college stopped working on September 1, following life threats from criminal elements of the Lyari gang war. As per the complaints lodged by the angry staffers, the criminal mishandled college staffers and sexually harassed women staff of the college. It is pertinent to mention here that the administration of the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Medical College has already confirmed that the staffers had stopped working following life threats. At the meeting, the Health Secretary Rizwan Ahmed assured College Principal Prof Iqbal Memon that the government would take all possible steps to protect teaching and non-teaching staff and students from the criminals. He said that reports of resignations from staffers were not true, but it was true that they had stopped working to record their protest. Man dies road mishaps: A man died and another two injured in different road accident in the city late the other night, Edhi ambulance services said. They said that 25-year-old Farhan and his friend 24-year-old Tahir were going on a bike at Sher Shah Bridge, when unidentified speedy vehicle hit their bike. As a result Farhan died on the spot while Tahir received critical injuries and rushed to Civil Hospital Karachi for medical treatment. Separately, 35-year-old Nasir was injured when he lost control of his bike and slipped on the road near Ghani Chowrangi, Landhi. He was rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medical treatment, rescue said.