SRM University students protest inaction in #MeToo case

Nov 24, 2018, 09:00 IST | Agencies

SRM University Vice Chancellor Sandeep Sancheti, however, denied allegations of inaction and said the administration would look into it

SRM University students protest inaction in #MeToo case
The protesting students

Students of SRM University on Thursday staged a demonstration inside the campus, alleging inaction by the administration on a sexual harassment complaint by a woman student of the varsity.

SRM University Vice Chancellor Sandeep Sancheti, however, denied allegations of inaction and said the administration would look into it. According to a third year software engineering student who took part in the protest, a second year undergraduate student of the university was allegedly sexually harassed by a male sanitation worker inside a women's hostel lift on Thursday. "The man masturbated in front of the woman student in the hostel lift, following which she reported the issue to the authorities," the student.

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