Hyderabad University Professor held for allegedly molesting student from Thailand

The accused is identified as Ravi Ranjan, a faculty member at the Department of Hindi, at the School of Humanities. He was charged with rape and is being sent to judicial remand.

Published: 03rd December 2022 01:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd December 2022 01:47 PM   |  A+A-

Students protest at the University of Hyderabad demanding action against the Professor accused of rape.

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: A student hailing from Thailand at the University of Hyderabad was allegedly raped by a senior Professor at his residence on Friday evening, Gachibowli police apprehended him and remanded him judicially. 

The accused is identified as Ravi Ranjan, a faculty member at the Department of Hindi, at the School of Humanities. He was charged with rape after the 23-year-old victim lodged a complaint with the police. 

The accused reportedly has been eyeing the victim, she is his student from the Department of Hindi. He allegedly took the victim to his residence under the pretext of teaching her the subject from basics and allegedly attempted to rape her.

Sources also say that she was reportedly slapped when she denied his approach, but the police did not confirm.

He later dropped the victim at the University gate and left, the victim directly headed to Gachibowli police station on Friday night and filed a complaint against the sexagenarian Professor who is being investigated.

Sources also report that he was charged with similar charges earlier but no action was taken against him. Protests erupted at the University campus as the administration delayed and avoided any action. 



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp