Guwahati, May 18: At a time when Assam reels under various atrocities against women reported from different parts of the state, another similar incident in Chirang district where a college student was allegedly sexually harassed by professor inside college premises has sparked a huge sensation among the students and common public.
As reported the accused Karuna Pathak, head of the Assamese department of Basugaon college has been allegedly asking sexual favors from the victim since many days.
Annoyed with the professor’s day-to-day activities, the traumatized victim, a second-year graduate student has finally revealed her disturbing experience and alleged that the professor used to give her lewd signals and asked her to meet him in the college bathroom.
This was not it, following the incident a group of students claimed that a number of other female students of the college has fallen victim to the professor’s offensive initimations.
Meanwhile, the professor has also been alleged of being an alcoholic and that he often used to conduct his classes drunk.
Following the incident, the students have made a complaint to the college principal, to which the principal is reported to revert positively and take action against the same.