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NSD: Girl Alleging Molestation by Teacher Was Never a Student Here

The National School of Drama on Sunday, 5 August, stated that a young woman who complained of molestation by a guest lecturer, was never its student, IANS reported on 5 August.

A student of the National School of Drama in New Delhi had alleged that she was molested by a guest teacher of the institute, police said to PTI on Saturday, 4 August.

On 1 August, the woman had filed a complaint alleging that she was inappropriately touched by the guest teacher, who had come to conduct an examination, they said.

The applicant was never a student of National School of Drama, as has appeared in a section of print and electronic media. She was an applicant for the selection process for admission to the three-year diploma course in dramatic arts.
NSD statement, as per IANS

As part of the examination, she was asked by the guest teacher to enact a scene and during the process, he touched her inappropriately, a senior officer said to PTI.

The guest teacher is a 62-year-old retired professor, he said.

A case of molestation has been registered against the guest teacher of the institute, police said to PTI.

NSD, in its statement to IANS, said that an internal committee set up to probe was yet to submit its final report for further action.

(With inputs from PTI and IANS)

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Updated: August 5, 2018 — 6:34 pm

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