HRD Ministry sends notice to DU over St. Stephens molestation


New Delhi: The Human resource development Ministry has sent a notice to Delhi University seeking report on the accusation by a research scholar against a professor of St Stephen’s college.

The HRD ministry has sent a directive to the Delhi University and has sought a report in connection with the incident in which Satish Kumar, an Assistant Professor of the Chemistry department of St. Stephens College has been accused.

The student who is pursuing PhD under Professor Kumar had complained to police last week that she was molested by the accused in October 2013. She also alleged that the Principal of the College Valson Thampu tried to protect him when the matter was brought to the notice of the college authorities.

The officials of the HRD Ministry said that action will be taken in the case after evaluating the reply received.