Women's wing Congress prez Shobha Oza wants serious investigation in JU molestation case

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JU: Shobha Oza wants investigation
Kolkata, Sep 17: With the chaos going on at the Jadavpur University, president of the women's wing of the Congress Party, Shobha Oza said on Wednesday that it is extremely crucial to investigate the molestation case.

Shobha also added that the issue should be taken seriously. "If any girl has faced harassment and is making allegations, it should be taken seriously. Even if the person is from any political party, the law should take its course. This act is condemnable and there is no one bigger than law, it is extremely important to investigate the matter," she said.

During a college festival last month, as many as ten male students had allegedly dragged a female student of the University into the boys' hostel and molested her. The alleged victim informed the college authorities and filed a police complaint. No arrests have been made so far.

Students of Jadavpur University, who were demanding a fresh probe in the alleged molestation case, were lathi charged by the police for protesting outside the university campus.

A bunch of students were playing music, when all of a sudden the lights went off at 2.30 am on August 28. According to reports, people in civil clothes targetted the girls and started molesting them following which the male students intervened but were dragged away by the molesters.

After the incident the students went to the Jadavpur police station and blocked the Jadavpur crossing but they were told by the police that if they didn't get up from there they would send the Rapid Action Force

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