KOLKATA: A Jadavpur University professor changed into allegedly assaulted with the aid of a former scholar close to the school main gate here, officers stated on Saturday.
Professor Abdul Kafi of the Bengali branch turned into having tea near the college essential gate on Friday afternoon when a former student, identified as Rajesh Santra, hit him repeatedly, the officials said.
As Kafi fell to the floor, he turned into rescued through college students and by using-standers and Santra was detained by way of varsity employees and taken to the principle administrative building Aurobindo Bhavan, they said.
Santra, who had surpassed in 2015, told the college government afterwards that Kafi had allegedly “discriminated” against him while he was a pupil of the department, the resources said.
Jadavpur University Teachers’ Association general secretary Partha Pratim Roy said on Saturday, “we need strict motion in opposition to Santra who were stalking Prof Kafi for a long term and eventually carried on such an audacious attack”.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Suranjan Das stated “the university knowledgeable the police after the assault at the instructor” and would constantly take a stern view approximately such incidents.
Santra, a resident of Arambagh in Hooghly district, turned into arrested, an officer of Jadavpur police station stated.