Published On: Sun, Jan 24th, 2016

Armed teachers in classrooms: Pakistan’s thin red line


PESHAWAR: Headmaster Naveed Gul walked past the armed guard at the gate into his office. As primary school pupils studied their morning lessons outside, he reached beneath his warm woolly sweater, and pulled out a gun.

“This is an M20 pistol,” he said. “It’s made in China and it works perfectly.”28

About the Author

Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology