The Principal of Bhim Rao Ambedkar College was on Thursday booked by Delhi Police for abetting the suicide of a former employee who had accused him of sexual harassment.

Police had earlier registered a case of suicide in the case.

“We have added Section 306 of the IPC — Abetment of suicide in this case and further investigations are on,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Alok Kumar.

The college Principal G.K. Arora was suspended on October 11, by the Delhi University (DU) administration till the completion of a judicial probe in the case.

Delhi government on October 9, had ordered a judicial probe into case of 35-year-old Delhi University staff who had set herself on fire outside the Delhi Secretariat on September 30.

The former DU staff, who succumbed to injuries on October 7, alleged sexual and mental harassment by Mr. Arora and another staff member.

She was sacked from the college two years ago.

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