Published On: Fri, Nov 22nd, 2019

Professor arrested for ‘sexually harassing’ student in Odisha

English language professor of MPC Autonomous College, wearing a t-shirt, accused of sexually harassing a girl student, was arrested on Thursday.

Baripada: Odisha police on Friday arrested a professor for allegedly sexually harassing a girl student in the state’s Mayurbhanj district.

The accused is the Head of the Department at a College situated in Baripada.

The man was arrested after the victim’s father lodged an FIR at the Baripada police station.

“Yesterday, one law student was molested by a professor who is a HOD of English department. The father of the girl has filed an FIR in the matter. The teacher has apologized and we will soon record his statement,” said Ashok Nayak, Inspector in Charge, Baripada.

A case has been registered against the accused and investigation into the matter is underway.


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