28 C
Guwahati
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Tripura University student alleges sexual abuse by assistant professor

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

 

AGARTALA, June 20 (PTI): A final-year student of Tripura University has lodged an FIR, alleging that she was sexually abused by an assistant professor of the varsity, police said on Tuesday.

- Advertisement -

The alleged incident took place inside the campus on Monday, when the accused called the Sociology Department student for an oral examination, they said.

Assistant Inspector General (AIG), Law and Order. Jyotishman Das Chowdhury said the police have registered a case of sexual abuse against the assistant professor.

The woman, in her early 20s, claimed that the accused sexually harassed her instead of asking her questions related to the examination.

Meanwhile, Vice-Chancellor  said an impartial inquiry will be conducted into the allegation.

- Advertisement -

“Tripura University is a central university, and it functions under certain rules and regulations. The authorities will constitute a committee to probe the allegation, and action will be taken based on the finding,” he told repoGanga Prasad Prasainrters.

- Advertisement -
The Hills Times
The Hills Timeshttp://www.thehillstimes.in
The Hills Times, a largely circulated English daily published from Diphu and printed in Guwahati, having vast readership in hills districts of Assam, and neighbouring Nagaland, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.
Latest news
- Advertisement -
Related news
- Advertisement -
Health Benefits of Dragon Fruit 9 Exotic Pets You Can’t Legally Own In India Health Benefits Of Purple Cabbage 15 Fun Weekend Trips From Guwahati Kaji Nemu Declared The State Fruit Of Assam