Chennai, Mar 16 (BPNS)
In a brutal assault, a 53 year old women College professor was hit on her head with a wooden plank and later dragged into a by-line and then robbed. The College professor who faced the wrath of a robber is Sitalakshmi who is working at Anna University. The incident which occurred on Sunday was captured on closed circuit camera, and has gone viral leading to concerns over public safety and security.
The robber identified as Senthil has been arrested. He is now admitted in a hospital after he fractured himself when he fell down from the two wheeler which he robbed from the professor.
Several people have took to the social media in protest to the attack on Sitalakshmi.
Maya Sundaram, a teacher in a private school in Chennai in a post said, “ Police have to be more vigilant. The robber had the guts to attack a woman with a plank and drag her into a by-line and steal her belongings including her two-wheeler and her mobile phone. At least the police acted after the issue and arrested the culprit.”
She said that there have to be more police aid posts in all the towns of Tamil Nadu to prevent any attack against women.