An assistant professor working in Acharya Nagarjuna University College of Engineering is being questioned by the police after a student accused him of sexual misconduct. Registrar of the university R.R.L. Kantham said that a three-member inquiry committee had been constituted and basing on the report, action would be taken.

A student of second year of engineering has alleged that the assistant professor had been seeking sexual favour and harassing her.

The committee consists of Principal of Arts College, Madhusudana Rao, Grievance Redressal Cell in charge N. Jaisree and warden of the women’s hostel Swaroopa Rani to enquire into the episode and submit a report.