NAGAPATTINAM: The Kuthalam police on Monday arrested a 50-year-old professor on charges of sexually harassing a 16-year-old girl student.
According to sources, the accused was identified as Krishnaraju (50), of Rajagopalapuram in Kuthalam, was the HoD at a government-aided college near Poompuhar town. He was also handling academics for students in a matriculation school at Kuthalam town, that was run by his wife. Under the pretext of conducting special classes, Krishnaraju was said to have invited students of Class-IX after school hours, and had been allegedly sexually harassing girl students.
On Monday, a girl reportedly informed her parents about the harassment. The parents approached the police and Krishnaraju was apprehended by the police.