Three men working at Karachi’s National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases were sacked for sexually harassing their colleagues.
The Sindh Ombudsperson for the Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace also found them guilty of creating a hostile work environment and causing mental agony.
The men who have been sacked include Lt Col (retired) Latif Dar, the NICVD’s head of security and his security supervisors, Javed Hussain and Mirza Zafar Mehmood.
They have been penalised under Section 4(4) (ii) (c) (e) of the Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act 2010, the ombudsperson said in a statement.
Lt Col (retd) Dar was fined Rs150,000, while Hussain and Mehmood were fined Rs100,000 each.