DELHI – An Indian Army captain has been held for allegedly stalking and molesting a lady professor in Kanpur, the police said on Monday.
An FIR was registered against the serving army officer under relevant sections of IPC at Bithoor police station, SSP (Kanpur) Akhilesh Kumar told Indian Express.
The Army official, who is a doctor, had come to the city to attend a medical professional meetup on Friday where he met the lady professor, also a doctor, SSP said.
According to a complaint filed by the professor, the official, who was in an inebriated condition, misbehaved with her and tried to pull her away from her car when she was returning to her hostel.
She also alleged that the captain, accompanied by the hostel warden, followed her to her college hostel in Bithoor, and started knocking at her door.
Police have also arrested the hostel warden.
In 2016, Indian Brigadier SK Narain was expelled from Afghanistan after he was found guilty of raping an Afghan girl who had approached his office for help.
SK Narain was working as Defence Attache in the Indian embassy in Kabul.