Hyderabad: The house of Osmania University Assistant professor Dr. Kasim was searched by the Gajwel police on Saturday.
The search continued for about five hours in the house in the staff quarters.
According to sources, the search was conducted in connection with alleged links of the professor with Maoists.
Earlier, a case was booked against Kasim in Mulugu police station, Telangana Today reported.
Meanwhile, several students carrying out a protest rally resulting in mild tension on the campus.
The Osmania university police reached the spot and brought the situation under control.