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Visva Bharati sexual harassment: complaint lodged, 3 suspended

The Visva Bharati also suspended the three accused students pending further investigation.

By: Press Trust of India | Santiniketan | Published on:August 31, 2014 1:27 am

The Visva Bharati university authorities on Saturday lodged a police complaint in connection with the alleged sexual harassment of a girl student and suspended three accused students.

Visva Bharati Proctor, Prof Harish Chandra Mishra, lodged the complaint with the police against four persons, including three students of Kala Bhavan.

The Visva Bharati also suspended the three accused students pending further investigation, a spokesman of the central university said. Bolpur sub-divisional police officer Suryaprasad Yadav said the university lodged the complaint against three students and “an unknown outsider”.

“We have initiated investigation after receiving the compliant,” the SDPO said.

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