Protests broke out in SRM university as a 28-year-old sanitation worker faced allegation of harassing female student.
The man was later arrested.
The varsity lodged complaint in this regard with the police.
The students had protested inside the university.
The varsity is located at Kattankulathur on the outskirts of Chennai.
According to a student, the victim, a second-year undergraduate, was sexually harassed inside the women’s hostel lift at around 3 pm Thursday.
It emerged that the man masturbated in front of the student in the hostel lift, following which she reported the issue to the hostel warden.>