NEW DELHI: An associate professor (sports) of Delhi University’s Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (IGIPESS) has been accused of allegedly for outraging the modesty of woman student and using abusive language.
The First Report Investigation (FIR) under section 509 (outraging the modesty of a woman) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) which is available with Express has been registered against the professor at Vikaspuri police station by the victim.
The complaint reads, “One day I was practising long jump and my T-shirt slipped up while practising. The teacher came to me and said abhi kya hai abhi to sabka brand pata chalega( Everyone’s brand will come to know) and also touched her and pulled the T-shirt down” hinting towards the innerwear that the girl was wearing.
However, the officiating Principal, of IGIPESS College, Dhananjoy Shaw said “many girls have a complaint against the teacher but in sports practice, such thing happens like scolding the students. However, our staff council has decided to put up the matter to the governing body for the enquiry. The college will also take action against the accused”. The college is one among the 28 colleges under the Delhi government.
In the FIR report, the victim has alleged that the teacher always uses very abusive language towards the girl and ask her out to go out with him to Buddha garden several times.
“I warned the teacher many times and one day I even told him that sir please don’t do this with me and have some self-respect but the teacher asked me out to Buddha garden. He mentally tortured me and threatened me by saying no one will dare to do anything against him. If you will not come with me I will fail you in the subject” informed the victim while talking to Express.
More than 17 students have been failed in the subject of the professor for supporting with the victim against the professor.
“I made the complaint to the department and principal but they never listen to us. Even I made the complaint they pressured me to take the complaint back otherwise my career will waste once indulging in such case and all” said the victim further.