Bhubaneswar: In a fresh development in the sexual harassment case involving a girl student of Gobindpali College under Mathili police limits of Malkangiri district,Police on Monday arrested the Odia department lecturer, who was also misbehaved by the accused youths.

The lecturer identified as Ajay Kumar Sutar, was also reportedly misbehaved by the accused on the spot when he came to rescue the girl.

The Plus II girl alleged that she was sexually harassed by some of the non-students of the college on November 7. When Sutar came to her rescue the accused youths also misbehaved with him.

According to a complaint filed with the Maithili police station by the girl, three non-students took her to a room and stripped her naked and video-recorded the whole incident on their mobile phones on November 7. As per the complaint, the three youths had also threatened and assaulted teacher Ajay Kumar Sutar, who came to the survivor’s rescue.

Later, Sutar said he had no idea about the incident raising many eyebrows.

Sources said during investigation, police found that the teacher was in relationship with the girl.  College Principal too Chaitanya Mali also termed the allegations as false and fabricated.