Mayurbhanj: An HoD of MPC Autonomous College in Mayurbhanj district was arrested after misbehaviour allegations surfaced against him yesterday.
The accused Head of Department (HoD) of the English department, Bidyadhar Andia, was taken into custody for sexually harassing a second-year PG student.
Notably, tension ran high at the college yesterday after students who demanded action against the HoD locked the gates of the college.
As per the allegations, Andia had called the student to his chamber on November 15 and later harassed her.
The victim narrated her ordeal to her classmates. Later, the students along with the victim met the principal and sought action against Andia.
Following the intense protest by the students, the action was taken against the accused and cops apprehended him on the basis of the police complaint.