LAHORE King Edward Medical University Vice Chancellor has constituted an inquiry committee to look into a sexual harassment incident wherein Director Human Resource and KEMU PRO Dr Tabassum allegedly harassed a female student of Allied Health Sciences (Speech Therapy) couple of days ago, sources in KEMU said on Wednesday. The accused asked the student to spend some time with him but she refused to do so, sources claimed. The reason behind this blackmailing was told that Tabassum had witnessed the said girl with a boy in an objectionable condition a week back and then started forcing her to spend time with him. In the meantime, Tabassum kept messaging on her cell phone which he got the very first day when he witnessed her with a boy. He also called her in his office repeatedly and every time asked her to meet him in evening. On the day of incident, Tabasum called the girl in his office and expressed his desire once again but the girl refused and covertly recording his voice in her cell phone. Interestingly she also told him that she has recorded his voice and left his office. The doctor became worry and ran after her in the KEMU corridor from his office to Pathology Department room no 13. He was constantly allegedly demanding her cell phone on which she strictly warned him not to touch her. This scene was witnessed by a lady doctor and security guards. Professor of Psychiatry on listing hue and cry came out of his office to rescue and save the girl from the doctor. When contacted KEMU VC Professor Dr Asad Aslam said that he had constituted an inquiry team comprising Professor Dr Ahmad Waseem Yousaf, Professor Fareed Ahmad and Professor Sameena to look into the matter and report him within three days. He said that female student, with her mother, visited his office on Wednesday afternoon and said that no such incident was happened with her. The girl said that Dr Tabasum was just like her uncle and they have family relations with him, and all it was being done to defame their family. Dr Asad said that even then he had ordered inquiry as there was general perception that incident happened. Office-bearers of Pakistan Medical Association Lahore chapter have condemned the issue and demanded thorough probe and action against the responsible. When this scribe tried to contact Dr Tabasum, his cell phone remained switched off despite repeated calls.