HAVERI: An assistant professor at the College of Agriculture, Hanumanamatti, affiliated to the University of Agriculture Sciences, Dharwad, has been suspended after he was arrested by Ranebennur police on Thursday.
Noor Nawaz AS, an assistant professor in the department of microbiology, was suspended following allegations of raping a 24-year-old B.Sc student on the college campus. After the student complained, he was arrested on March 18.
“As per KCSR rule 101 and CCA rule 1957, 10(2)(A), we have suspended him and a departmental inquiry will be initiated,” said UAS-D vice-chancellor Prof MB Chetti.
The suspension order was issued on Saturday and will remain in effect till further orders, he said.