A contract worker Arjunan was arrested for sexually harassing a girl inside a lift in the hostel of SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur campus. He masturbated in front of the girl student. She screamed for help and was allowed to get out of the lift only when she screamed louder and louder.
The girl reported the incident to the college warden. The CCTV camera footage was used to identify the culprit. The authorities did not take immediate action and so the girls staged a protest demanding immediate action. The police arrived at the scene and promised to take action and pacified the agitatng students. Finally the accused was arrested.