Bharathiar varsity V-C, Prof remanded till February 16
Coimbatore: Bharathiar University Vice- Chancellor A Ganapathy, arrested on charges of demanding and accepting Rs 30 lakh as bribe from an aspirant for the post of an assistant professor, was remanded in judicial custody till February 16 by a special court here on Sunday. Dharmaraj, a professor at the University who was arrested for allegedly brokering the deal, was also sent to judicial custody.
Ganapathy was arrested by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption on Saturday for allegedly accepting Rs 30 lakh as bribe from one Suresh for the post of Assistant Professor. Following a 12-hour search and interrogation at their offices and residences, Ganapathy and Dharmaraj were taken to the Government Hospital for a medical checkup and produced before the judge of Special Court of Prevention of Corruption Act John Mino, in the early hours on Sunday.