Students seek dismissal of professor for posting obscene pictures

College has suspended the professor following an inquiry. Meanwhile, students have demanded for his dismissal

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Press Trust of India | Sep 29, 2021 - 8:21 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Students staged a protest today in Coimbatore seeking to dismiss a professor of a college for allegedly sending obscene pictures to a student. According to them, the professor sent obscene pictures to one of the student through social media. One of the photos included showing him only in his undershirt, reported PTI. The girl to whom the pictures were sent shared the photos with her friends, following which the issue came to the light. The matter was taken up with the college administration after the girl complained that she was mentally disturbed because of the incident.

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The students have demanded stringent action against the professor, the police said. Confirming the incident after an inquiry, the professor was placed under suspension. However, the students who were joined by alumni have demanded his dismissal from service. On hearing about the demonstration, the college authorities and the police said further action would be taken. The college formed a committee for a detailed inquiry, the police added.

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