SKUAST professor accused of allegedly sexually harassing student arrested, say officials

SKUAST students protest in Sopore's Wadura over alleged molestation of student by RAWE programme coordinator on Dec 2, 2022.

Sopore: The Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Kashmir (SKUAST-K), Wadura professor, who is accused of allegedly sexually harassing a girl student, has been arrested, officials said here on Friday.

An official said that the professor has been arrested, while further investigations into the case were going on.

He said the alleged accused was arrested after the family of the student lodged a complaint against him.

A girl student had complained against a RAWE programme coordinator of molesting her, following which an enquiry was initiated against the coordinator.

Following the allegations, students inside the campus held a protest demonstration demanding action against the alleged accused professor. (KNO)


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