Retired cop accuses professor of attempt to rape

A professor at Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University was arrested after his tenant, a retired senior policewoman, charged him with attempt to rape following an altercation at Naramau area, police said.

Kanpur: A professor at Chhatrapati Shahu Ji
Maharaj University was arrested after his tenant, a retired
senior policewoman, charged him with attempt to rape following
an altercation at Naramau area, police said.

According to the police, professor V N Pal and the woman
had an altercation last night over vacating a part of the
house that she had occupied. The woman is a retired police
official and her husband is in prison over some charges.

The charge has been denied by the professor, who alleges
that following the altercation the woman had beaten him up
with the help of some friends and falsely implicated him in a
rape case, police said.

The vice-chancellor of the university Harsh Kumar Sehgal
said any action against Pal will be taken only after legal
consultation.

The professor had wanted the woman to vacate the room for
long.

According to the DIG police, since the lady has filed a
case of attempt to rape, Pal was arrested and medical report
is awaited.

PTI

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