High level probe into sexual harassment charges against Prof
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Last Updated: Monday, March 07, 2011, 18:23
  
Bangalore: Karnataka Government on Monday ordered a high-level probe into allegations of sexual harassment levelled against a Professor of Mysore University by a research scholar.

"Chief Secretary SV Ranganath has been asked to hold the enquiry and submit a report to the government at the earliest," Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa told reporters here when asked for his reaction to the incident.

Action would be taken against the accused after receiving the report, he said.

A woman Research scholar had alleged that her guide and Professor of Zoology Department had sexually harassed her.

The issue is also being probed by a committee at university level.

On March 5,she had attempted to commit suicide by consuming sleeping pills following the alleged sexual harassment, which the accused has denied. She is now out of danger.

PTI


First Published: Monday, March 07, 2011, 18:23


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