PhD student molested on JNU campus in Delhi

According to police, a PCR call regarding a woman student being molested inside JNU was received at the Vasant Kunj North Police Station at around 12.45 am on Tuesday

PhD student molested on JNU campus in Delhi

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New Delhi, January 18

A PhD student of Jawaharlal Nehru University was allegedly molested on the campus, police said on Tuesday.

According to police, a PCR call regarding a woman student being molested inside JNU was received at the Vasant Kunj North Police Station at around 12.45 am on Tuesday.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (southwest) Gaurav Sharma along with SHO Vasant Kunj North and staff rushed to the spot.

"It was revealed that at around 11.45 pm on Monday, a PhD student was taking a stroll on the campus. When she was walking on east gate road of the university, a man came on a bike from inside the campus and tried to molest her," Sharma said.

The girl raised an alarm and the accused ran away. A case of outraging the modesty of a woman has been registered at Vasant Kunj North Police Station and efforts are on to nab the accused, the DCP said.

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