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Professor suspended on sexual harassment charge

An Assistant Professor Of Ravenshaw University Was Suspended On The Charge Of Sexually Harassing A Student, University Officials Said.

PTI | Updated on: 30 Jul 2017, 11:08:11 PM
Professor suspended on sexual harassment charge (Representational Image)


An assistant professor of Ravenshaw University was suspended on the charge of sexually harassing a student, university officials said.

The chemistry department professor was suspended Saturday after the alleged victim of the same department lodged a complaint with the authorities against him.

The university’s Sexual Harassment Committee was asked to probe the allegations levelled by the student and submit a report, the officials said.

During the period of enquiry, the suspended teacher was asked not to enter his department and shall be attached to the office of the registrar.

He was also asked not to leave the headquarters without prior permission, the officials said.


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First Published : 30 Jul 2017, 11:08:11 PM