A University of Hyderabad (UoH) professor was taken into custody for allegedly trying to misbehave with a foreign student, police said on Saturday.
The 62-year-old man was booked for allegedly outraging the woman’s modesty and the case was registered on a complaint by a university official.
The woman, a postgraduate student, is not able to communicate in English or Hindi and the services of a translator have been sought to record her statement, they said.
Police would proceed further based on her statement.
The accused professor allegedly attempted to kiss and hug her at his residence on Friday evening, they added.