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Jammu Police SIT to probe professor’s death

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Jammu: A four-member Special Investigation Team has been constituted by the Jammu Police to probe death of a professor in the Department of Psychology at University of Jammu following allegation of misconduct against him.

Prof Chander Shekhar on Wednesday was found hanging in his office chamber at the university campus.

As per reports, some students had levelled allegations of sexual harassment against the professor.

Senior Superintendent of Police Jammu Chandan Kohli formed the SIT comprising SDPO South City, Sachit Sharma, SHO Police Station Gandhi Nagar, Pankaj Sharma, SI PP Nehru Market Rohit Gandhi and ASI Ghulam Abbas Shah under the supervision of SP South Mamta Sharma.

The SIT will question the students and other faculty members.

The Jammu University Teachers Association on Friday staged a protest demanding action against the culprits. The students also boycott their classes seeking fair investigation into the case.

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