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NLUJAA students seek removal of Vice Chancellor facing sexual harassments allegations.

The Vice Chancellor of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA) Professor J.S Patel who is facing investigation in an FIR on sexual harassment allegations should temporarily step down during the pendency of the probe , the student bar council of the university has written to the CJI of Guwahati High Court , who happens to be the chancellor of the university.

The FIR against Dr. Patil has been filed under sections 294, 354A , 509 of the Indian Penal Code alleging that he exposed himself to the neighbour’s female family members.

Refuting the allegations, Dr. Patil told Legally India, “It is to tarnish the image of me and my university ” he also stated that he has filed a counter case against the complainants.

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