23-year-old JNU student has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman classmate

23-year-old JNU student has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman
classmate, police said on Sunday.

Both the complainant and the accused (names withheld) are pursuing post graduation degree in the varsity’s Centre for Historical Studies.

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The incident took place in December, when the accused and the complainant went to a friend’s rented house for a party and he forced himself upon her, a senior police official said.

However, the woman approached the police and reported the matter this Thursday. A case under IPC Section 376 (rape) was registered immediately in connection with the incident and the accused was arrested, the official said.

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