IIM-B suspends top official for sexual assault

Last Updated: Sun, Dec 09, 2012 12:16 hrs

Bangalore: The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B) has suspended the CAO (chief administrative officer) of the institute, C V Indushekar Vassist, for alleged sexual harassment, sources said on Saturday.

The suspension came to light when the IIM-B director Pankaj Chandra sent an internal mail to the faculty which said "the Gender Sensitivity Committee (GSC) of the institute inquired into the complaint against C V Indushekar Vassist, our CAO, and submitted its report". "Based on the findings, a show cause notice has been issued to him. Pending submission of reply, he will be kept under suspension with effect from November 29, 2012."

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