A 27-year-old student of Hyderabad Central University (HCU) was arrested for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old student of the same university by Cyberabad police.

The offence was committed five days ago.

However, the FIR was filed on Friday, followed by arrest of the accused Mohammed Rinish, a native of Kerala, pursuing masters course from HCU.

According to police, Rinish sexually assaulted the victim at the university hostel on the night of January 7.

Next day, he confessed about the incident to the university administration.

The Gachibowli police was informed.

After investigation, and based on the medical report of the victim, police has arrested Rinish under Section 377 of IPC.

Rinish has been sent for juridical custody.