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Tezpur University student held for ‘raping’ fellow classmate

A student of Tezpur University in Assam was apprehended on Wednesday (October 27) for allegedly raping a female classmate on the University campus.

The university have received a complaint of sexual harassment and have ordered an investigation into the concern.

However, the accused asserted that he was not guilty. A case under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was lodged at Tezpur Police Station on Tuesday. The accused was produced before a court in Sonitpur district, which has directed him to 14 days of judicial custody on Thursday.

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As per the FIR, the alleged incident of sexual assault and harassment took place on three days (October 13, 15 and 16).

Reportedly, the court found a prima facie case against the accused and sent him to judiciary custody.

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