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3 Cuttack medical college teachers booked for sexual assault

Police said a case has been registered against a senior resident, an associate professor and the head of the department of the dental wing of the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.

india Updated: Oct 10, 2017 13:44 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
SCB Medical College and Hospital,Cuttack hospital,Jharkhand girl
A student from Jharkhand has accused three teachers of a government hospital in Cuttack of sexually assaulting her.(HT file)

Three teachers of a state-run medical college and hospital were booked by the police on the charge of sexual assault and harassment of a student from Jharkhand.

Police said on Tuesday a case has been registered against a senior resident, an associate professor and the head of the department of the dental wing of the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.

The second year post-graduate student lodged a written complaint with the police against the three teachers on Monday.

They have been booked under various IPC Sections including 354 (assaulting a woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 354A (sexual harassment), 294 (obscene acts) and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), police said.

In her complaint, the student said she had been sexually assaulted by the senior resident and the associate professor for the past several days.

When the woman brought this to the notice of the head of the department on Sunday, he misbehaved with her instead of helping her, she alleged.

The three accused were yet to be arrested.

First Published: Oct 10, 2017 13:44 IST