Pune professor booked for seeking sexual favours

Vastavam web: The Pune city police arrested a professor of a prominent college here for allegedly seeking sexual favors from a 31-year-old Iranian woman in return for help in getting her admission into a PhD course. He promised to help her get admission in the PhD course,” he said. The professor called the woman to his cabin in the college on August 8 and allegedly sought sexual favors in return for help and later harassed her, he said. The woman yesterday approached the police station and filed a case against the professor for sexual harassment), he said. “The professor told her there was only one seat available in the course and two applications. The city police have arrested a professor of a prominent college here for allegedly seeking sexual favours from a 31-year-old Iranian woman in return for help in getting her admission into a PhD course. According to a complaint filed by the woman, who wanted to pursue a PhD in accounts, she had earlier met the 50-year-old professor and expressed desire to enrol for the course in the college, a senior official at Kothrud police station here said. “The professor told her there was only one seat available in the course and two applications. He promised to help her get admission in the PhD course,” he said ,