Chhattisgarh: Police books 2 Bilaspur professors for molesting colleague after PMO steps in

Bilaspur: Two professors of a private college have been booked for allegedly molesting a woman colleague in Bilaspur, police said on Saturday. The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) had written to the Bilaspur police to take appropriate action in the case, Superintendent of Police Shalabh Sinha said.

He said a case was registered last night at the Kotwali police station against Subir Sen and Durga Sharan Chandra.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

Sen is a professor of commerce and Chandra is a professor of physics at DP Vipra College in the district.

Sinha said the victim, the widow of an Army personnel, had complained to the Sainik Kalyan Board that the accused had molested her and passed lewd remarks at her.

The victim, in her complaint, alleged the accused were pressuring her into having an intimate relationship with them but she had refused.

Sinha said the Sainik Kalyan Board passed on the complaint to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO. The Bilaspur police received a letter from the PMO on 11 December, directing police to take appropriate action, the official added.

After preliminary investigation, the two were booked under relevant provisions of the law. No arrest has been made so far in connection with the case, Sinha said.

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Updated Date: Dec 17, 2017 13:08 PM

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