Police looking into alleged harassment of NUS intern by local tech firm director

The National University of Singapore has barred a local tech firm from accessing its internship portal following complaints by four female students.
The National University of Singapore has barred a local tech firm from accessing its internship portal following complaints by four female students. PHOTO: ST FILE

Director of internship company accused of inappropriate conduct

The police are investigating a report against a director of a local technology firm accused of inappropriate conduct towards a female National University of Singapore (NUS) student.

During a video call in March, the director, who is married, allegedly offered the student twice the usual internship allowance if she accompanied him on a business trip without telling the school, The New Paper reported last Monday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 29, 2018, with the headline 'Police looking into alleged harassment of NUS student'. Print Edition | Subscribe