Rajiv Gandhi varsity prof booked for demanding bribe from students

Hyderabad: An assistant professor of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) in Nirmal district was booked for allegedly demanding bribe from some students.

The complaint was registered by the RGUKT Administrative Officer after which a case under PC sections 409 (criminal breach of trust), 420 (cheating) and 506 (criminal intimidation) was registered against the senior faculty member Ravi Varala.

According to media reports, he had allegedly demanded money from students appearing for supplementary exams to give them pass marks.

An inquiry was being conducted and prima-facie it was found that he allegedly took money from them to give pass marks, said a media report. Following this, the Vice-Chancellor of the University ordered termination of the professor’s services.

NT Bureau