Sopore college student alleges sexual harassment by professor

Sopore college student alleges sexual harassment by professor

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Waris Fayaz

Sopore, Nov 26: A girl student in Sopore town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district has accused a college professor of sexually harassing her even as a committee has been constituted to probe the allegations.

Salma Ahad, principal of government degree college Sopore said that the student had Thursday lodged a complaint against a college professor for sexually harassing her reported news agency KNO.

She said a 15-member committee has been constituted to probe the allegations of the girl students so that true shall come to the fore.

“The girl student had lodged the complaint before the college harassment protection cell, which has been created for the sole purpose. Following the complaint a committee of 15 members was constituted to look into the allegations,” she said.

She added before the case is referred to the police for registration of FIR, the committee members have been asked to conduct a thorough probe on its own to know if the allegations were found to be true.

“The committee has been asked to submit its report by Monday,” the principal said—(KNO)

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