Governor orders inquiry into professor's sex-for-marks offer to students

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Woman Prof held for 'luring' students, TN Guv orders probe

Nirmala Devi who was a maths teacher at the prestigious college in Virudhnagar locked herself up in her house after she found a tip of police personnel posted outside her house at Chokkalinga Nagar at noon.

In a tweet, Stalin expressed shock over the Professor Nirmala Devi attempting to lure girl students to a wrong path and said it deserved to be strongly condemned.

A woman lecturer of a private college in Tamil Nadu was on Monday arrested who tried to convince the students to take academic and financial assistance from Madurai Kamaraj University officials in exchange for sexual favours.

The students promptly complained to the college administration which forwarded their complaint to the local police when was at Nirmala Devi's Aruppukkottai residence as early as at 07:00 in the morning yesterday. Audio clip of a conversation in which the teacher is allegedly asking a student to perform sexual favours for a senior official has references to Governor Banwarilal Purohit, leading CPM to demand that the Centre recall the Governor for an independent probe. The college is affiliated to the Madurai Kamaraj University. Now an opportunity is awaiting them to go to the next level, implying prostitution.

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She said such opportunities would will bring in a lot of money and bank accounts would be opened in their name, with the money being directly transferred to the accounts. "If this happening in a rural area near Madurai, there could be many operating like her in the university's jurisdiction" said Professor Mohammed A Kalam, Professor of Applied Social Sciences, LIBA, Chennai.

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