On February 13, 2015, SUNY Oswego University Police arrested Abhay Pant on a charge of first-degree rape. Pant is originally from New Delhi, India, but lived in Hart Hall while studying abroad in Oswego. He is accused of entering a residence hall room and sexually assaulting the resident early in the morning. He was arraigned in Oswego Town Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of bail in the amount of $50,000 cash or $100,000 bond. He is scheduled to reappear in Town Court on Wednesday, February 18.