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Sexual harassment charges: Frustrated lecturer ends life

Sexual harassment charges: Frustrated lecturer ends life

Mangalore Today News Network

Bantwal, March 15, 2016 : Harish Acharya, a lecturer of a college in Mangaluru, who was accused of sexually harassing one of his girl students about a year ago, has reportedly  committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence at Kalladka on March 14, Monday night.

Harish Acharya

Harish who was serving the St Raymond’s College of Vamanjoor had reportedly plunged into depression and was undergoing treatment for the same at Manipal Hospital. 

The College management had however  stood in support of Harish though students had staged a protest against the lecturer.


He was staying at Kalladka along with his brother and had ended his life when his brother was away.

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Balakrishna Pai, Mumbai Tue, March-15-2016, 2:33
His shameful act made him guilty and end life. Taking the extreme step is not the solution o all the problems. Time heals everything
Haneef Shah, Mangaluru Tue, March-15-2016, 2:17
The lecturer’s guilt forced him to end his life. have respect to your work and do not spoil your image and reputation unnecessarily.
Bhagya, vamanjoor Tue, March-15-2016, 2:15
How can the college support when the teacher is behaving so? We should always take a stand to the right and not wrong?
Gangadhar S, Mangaluru Tue, March-15-2016, 2:13
The respect towards the teachers are declining sometimes its mainly because of the cheap attitude.
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