A female student pursuing PhD at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in the national capital was allegedly molested by an unidentified man just outside the campus, an official said here on Tuesday. Deputy Commissioner of Police (South-West district) Gaurav Sharma told IANS that the incident took place on Monday around 11.45 p.m. 

“At 12.45 a.m. a PCR call regarding moles time in JNU was received at the Vasant Kunj police station,” the senior official said. Sensing the gravity of the matter the DCP himself along with SHOVasant Kunj and staff immediately rushed to the spot. 

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It was revealed that on the intervening night of January 17 18 at about 11.45 p.m., one female student pursuing PhD in JNU, was taking a stroll within the campus itself. “When she was walking on east gate road of the university, one boy came on a bike from inside campus and tried to molest her,” the DCP said.

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