Mrunal Manmay Dash

The Odisha Higher Education Department on Thursday denied allegations of a sex racket running in Science College Hinjili (Autonomous).

In a statement, the department stated that the allegations are baseless and intended to malign the reputation of the institution.

The allegations of a sex racket running in the college surfaced on December 26 following which the department initiated an enquiry.

“After receipt of complaint, Regional Director of Education, Berhampur along with some lady officers enquired the same on December 27, 2023. The inquiry report affirms that there is not an iota of evidence on the allegations of the petition,” the department said in the press release.

“The complain petition is also an anonymous one, and no such complainant was found. The staff council, alumni association, teachers, students, and ladies hostel inmates denied all allegations. Apparently, the allegation is found to be baseless and intended to malign the reputation of the institution,” the department concluded.

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