The officer added a police team approached the college administration on Saturday morning and inquired about the matter as the victim had already filed a complaint with the college's Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) in February.

The development came a day after an FIR was lodged in the case. A police officer privy to the investigation told reporters that the case against the bursar of the college, Satish Kumar, was being handled very carefully keeping the college's reputation in mind.

"We have got information from the ICC members. We also contacted the college principal Valson Thampu and the bursar to get their versions," the officer stated.

In the FIR, the complainant said that Kumar 'sexually assaulted' her in October 2013 inside a laboratory. As per the complaint, Kumar also followed the victim to a metro station close to the college when she fled after freeing herself from him.

The victim also alleged that she was first harassed in May 2013 in the same laboratory. She said that it continued despite her refusals. In her complaint, she also said that Kumar stopped guiding her in her research and kept a watch on her social media accounts. On the victim's allegation, police registered a case on different charges including stalking and sexual harassment.

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