IIT Bombay’s big decision after MMS scandal, only women staff will be in the canteen

Regarding the changes in IIT Bombay, students claimed that the number of male employees in the campus mess and hostel would also be minimized.

IIT Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay) A canteen employee was arrested for recording a video of the girls’ hostel bathroom. In the report of Free Press Journal, information about this entire MMS incident was given. After this IIT Bombay has decided to make many changes in its security process. The students have claimed that they have received emails about changes in security that IIT officials want to make. Also, students have sought their feedback regarding these security changes.

The students also claimed that the institute authorities, after investigation, have traced all possible points of entry into the hostel. Those entry points will now be sealed till permanent repairs are done. The students claimed that the number of male employees in the campus mess and hostel would also be minimized and the night canteen would be closed till only women employees were hired. The institute’s spokesperson had earlier said, “The canteen will start functioning once again as it has an exclusively women staff. While immediate steps have been taken to ensure safety. Security audit of other girls hostels will also be done.

prime suspect arrested

On Sunday, a female student noticed a mobile phone at a window outside the bathroom of the IIT Bombay Women’s Hostel and immediately informed the authorities. After this, the Powai police station was informed and a police team immediately reached the spot as soon as the incident was reported. At the same time, the police questioned at least five canteen employees and then after preliminary investigation, the police identified a 22-year-old canteen worker as the main suspect and then arrested him.

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What did IIT Bombay say?

After the incident, IIT Bombay issued a statement saying that an attempt was made to violate the privacy of girl students of a hostel. This violation was done by an employee of Night Canteen, who was caught red handed by the vigilance of the girl students. The accused has been handed over to the police. The statement further said that by taking advantage of the gap between the pipes, the suspect wanted to record the video. These gaps have been closed. Further discussions are going on with the girl students regarding additional security measures.