Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Commissionerate Police today arrested the director of a private paramedical institute in Odisha capital on charges of sexually harassing students.
The arrested has been identified as Kodanda Dhara Sahu (35), Director of Indira Institute of Medical Science & Research (IIMSR).
As many as 16 students of the institute pursuing Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) had yesterday lodged complaint with Khandagiri police alleging that they were harassed, abused and threatened by Sahu. They had also ransacked the institute.
The students also alleged of not being provided with proper food, accommodation and other basic amenities in the hostel.