Bengaluru: No matter repeated complaints from dozens of youthful female school college students in Maharani Women's College of being preyed on by sexual predators who had a free run of the campus and their hostel after darkish, neither the college authorities nor the police acted.
It took a Deccan Chronicle expose and a go to prompted by the story to the college premises by the MLC, Mr. V.S. Ugrappa, who heads an Educated Committee on Stopping Sexual Violence in the direction of Women and Youngsters for the sickening, episodic perversion that was allowed to be carried out unhindered, to return to gentle.
The college, based mostly by the Mysore kings and functioning for practically 80 years, is positioned inside the coronary coronary heart of city nonetheless has left its school college students unsafe and weak to random males coming into their hostel premises at will.
On Monday when the Educated Committee led by Mr Ugrappa checked the CCTV footage of the women' hostel on the college, they found to their utter shock a half-naked man carrying women's undergarments strolling contained within the hostel compound with a knife in his hand.
Faculty college students alleged that though they filed complaints quite a few cases on such predators coming into the hostel, the police had not taken any movement to date. That that they had even seen strangers coming into the hostel with lethal weapons, the students disclosed.
Though native police and school authorities deny that one thing of this sort has occurred on the hostel, the CCTV footage is enough to point out that the students are speaking the truth. I
t reveals the half-naked man coming into the hostel spherical midnight and stealing school college students' undergarments whereas trying to scare them with a knife. Nevertheless the brave school college students referred to as the protection guards and succeeded in chasing him out of the campus.
The students have complained to Mr Ugrappa that the menace posed by the predators has elevated over the previous one month. "I have directed City Police Commissioner Praveen Sood to investigate the matter," he said.