FIR registred against JNU assistant professor for alleged sexual harassment


New Delhi, May 5:  An FIR was registered against Assistant Professor of the Jawaharlal Nehru University in Vasant Kunj Police Station for allegedly assaulting a female student on February 9, 2018.

As per the female student, the professor at the Centre for Study in Science Policy and School of Social Sciences, had physically assaulted her and threatened her, news agency ANI reported.

The female student alleged that the incident took place around 12 pm on February 9, 2018, when the professor beat her up and pushed her.

The victim further claimed that the professor threatened her of dire consequences if she mentioned the incident to anyone.

She said in her FIR, “There were about 15 people, including five security guards who are witness to this entire incident. I am in deep physical and mental pain and feel harassed and agonized,”

This is yet another case of sexual harassment in the University which was already stunned by several incidents of sexual violence by professors which also led to several protests by the varsity students.


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