JU suspends student accused of harassment

The accused English department student of Jadavpur University, who received allegations of molestation has been suspended by the authority. He will be suspended till the inquiry is completed. The university authority has formed a four member fact finding committee.

On Tuesday some students of Jadavpur University (JU) lodged complaints with the authority against one of their classmates alleging sexual harassment. On Wednesday, most of the students boycotted the accused in the university. Looking at the situation, the university authority suspended the boy.

“We have suspended the accused student and he will remain suspended till the fact finding committee reaches the conclusion of this case, “said Pradip Kumar Ghosh, register of the university.

The accused student, a student of English department, allegedly molested two girls; one from the 
English department and the other from Comparative Literature.

“The university authority took the best step. The fact finding committee consists of four members, including three professors and a student representative. The truth will come out,” said a university source.

However, most of the student’s organisation in the university has supported the complainant girls.
They have alleged that the accused student has been doing these this since many days.

Some of the girls initially protested against the action’s of the accused, but he went on and threatened them with dire consequences. The girls did not have the courage to complain against the accused boy as he was from a posh family background.


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