IIT-Guwahati Dean Arrested for Rape

Published: 17th December 2014 05:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th December 2014 05:59 AM   |  A+A-

GUWAHATI: A Dean in the Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati has been arrested for allegedly raping a clerical assistant.

A K Ghoshal, Professor of Chemical Engineering, who was serving as the Dean of Academic Affairs, was arrested, based on a complaint lodged by a senior assistant of the peer review section of the institute’s academic affairs, on December 12.

The complainant, according to IIT sources, used to report to Ghosal. The accused was picked up late Monday night from the IIT campus and was arrested on Tuesday.

“He has been arrested under Section 376(2)(b) of the IPC, based on circumstantial, as well as other evidence,” Kamrup (Metro) Senior Superintendent of Police A P Tiwary said.


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