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2009/08/29

TISS demands CID inquiry into assault on professor

PTI

STAFF WRITER 21:26 HRS IST

Mumbai, Aug 28 (PTI) The city-based Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has sought a CID inquiry into the assault on one of its staff members last month.

A delegation from TISS has met Home Minister Jayant Patil in this connection, it said in a statement here.

Shamim Meghani Modi, an assistant professor with the institute who had earlier worked in Madhya Pradesh as an activist of Shramik Adiwasi Sanghatana, was assaulted on July 23 by a security guard at her residence in Vasai.

According to the statement, the offender is yet to be nabbed.

On account of the social work in Madhya Pradesh, she had faced threat to her life in the past, the statement said, seeking a CID probe and police protection to her.

Source:
http://www.ptinews.com/news/253938_TISS-demands-CID-inquiry-into-assault-on-professor

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