Two arrested in Jadavpur University molestation case

Two Jadavpur University students were arrested on Friday Saturday in connection to the alleged molestation of a woman student of the varsity last month, police said.

IANS| Updated: Sep 27, 2014, 00:56 AM IST

Kolkata: Two Jadavpur University students were arrested on Friday Saturday in connection to the alleged molestation of a woman student of the varsity last month, police said.

"Nikhil Das, a student of third year civil engineering and Sonu Kumar, of second year, mechanical engineering stream, were arrested Saturday at Lalbazar police headquarters at 6 pm," Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) PK Ghosh told IANS.

Students have been demonstrating to demand removal of Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarty since Sep 17 when university authorities allegedly ordered a police crackdown to break up a peaceful sit-in for an independent investigation into the alleged molestation of a woman student inside a hostel last month.