AMU professor may be charged for molestation of Iranian student, waiting for HC's decision

Pankaj Prasad
Professor Bilal Mustafa
Professor Bilal Mustafa

The matter of Professor Bilal Mustafa in Business Management of the University was also placed in the meeting of the Executive Council of AMU.

8 years ago, an Iranian research student of the Business Management Department of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) accused Bilal Mustafa, assistant professor of the department, of molestation and harassment by sending double-meaning messages. There has been a new twist in the matter. In the Executive Council of AMU, it has been heard that strict action will be taken against Professor Bilal Mustafa on this matter.

matter raised in the meeting

The matter of Professor Bilal Mustafa in Business Management of the University was also placed in the meeting of the Executive Council of AMU. It is heard that the members have unanimously decided to suspend Professor Bilal Mustafa. A case was registered against Professor Bilal Mustafa in the management of AMU for molesting an Iranian student and having double-meaning communication. The CJM court had given a clean chit to AMU professor Bilal Mustafa, while the ADJ court had sentenced the professor to one year. Against whom the professor took the matter to the High Court. Since the matter is pending in the High Court, AMU is awaiting the decision of the High Court. In the court decision, if the punishment of AMU Professor Bilal Mustafa continues, then the university can initiate suspension proceedings against the AMU professor.

This was the case...

In 2014, an Iranian research student at AMU's Department of Business Management accused Bilal Mustafa, assistant professor of the department, of harassment. The Iranian student had filed a case against the professor for molestation and double-meaning conversation. The CMJ court had given a clean chit to Professor Bilal Mustafa. Later, the foreign student filed an appeal in the ADJ III Court. The court of ADJ III Rajesh Bhardwaj convicted the AMU professor in the case of sexual harassment with a foreign student and also punished him with a fine of Rs 10,000 including 1-year imprisonment. Against which the AMU professor had taken refuge in the High Court. The matter is still pending in the High Court.