Theft reported at PU prof’s residence: answer sheets, property papers missing

In the past few days, four answer sheets of Panjab University students along with property papers of the in-charge associate professor’s house have been alleged stolen. Dr Shivani Sharma, the associate professor, has filed an FIR at Sector 11 police station, Chandigarh on Saturday.

The theft was reported to have taken place when Sharma was shifting from Sector 11 to her parents’ house in Sector 44 five days back. In her complaint, she stated that she would submit a list of the other stolen documents to the police shortly. The police has confirmed the shifting story, according to the sources.

Police sources added that soon PU authorities will be approached by the police to ascertain the nature of answer sheets, reportedly stolen from the house of the associate professor.

Dr Sharma said, “I have filed an FIR with the local police but I cannot reveal the contents of the answer sheets stolen from my house. The matter is also pending with the PU authorities and I have informed the university officials about the theft of answer sheets along with other documents from my house.”

Inspector Lakhbir Singh, SHO of Sector 11 police station, said, “In every complaint, we are bound to lodge an FIR. The matter is being investigated.”