Mangalore: The Police have at last arrested the guide Prof. Abdul Rasheedd who had harassed a junior lecturer Sujatha (who committed suicide thereafter) when he was formerly of Mangalore Varsity and now in Mysore University, on Tuesday, May 24.
Sujatha was pursuing Ph.D in Mangalore University under the culprit Prof. Abdul Raheed who headed the applied Botany department. Depressed by his sexual attentions and harassments, Sujatha died leaving behind a note accusing him of the pain she suffered. Sujatha was a married woman.
Later, her husband (a Dalit) and the Dalit Sangharsh Samithi lodged a police complaint, together. The Police took away Rasheed into custody from Mysore University, with the permission of MU registrar.