JNU professors demand separate FIRs

JNU professors also demanded separate statements of all the complainants to be recorded on Monday.

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: After accusing the police of disregarding procedures, 54 professors of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Monday had demanded registration of separate FIRs in all eight complaints of sexual harassment filed against a professor. They said that eight complaints were filed by as many women students, however, the Delhi Police chose to register only one FIR based on only one of the complaints.

The Professors said that such serious sexual offences are being treated in breach of law and the Supreme Court judgments on the matter.They also demanded separate statements of all the complainants be recorded on Monday as well as demand that the accused professor will be not allowed to make any contact with the complainants.

 

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