New Delhi: Students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Wednesday protested against authorities for inaction after a university student Najeeb Ahmed went missing on Saturday from the campus following a brawl in the hostel.
According to reports, more than 200 students are carrying out protest and have blocked the administrative block. The students are also not allowing the vice chancellor and proctor to come out. Najeeb parents are also present in the university.
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Meanwhile, the police already registered a case in this regard and have also issued a look out notice and a reward of Rs 50,000.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh have also spoken to the Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma on the issue.
AISA activist Najeeb Ahmad, who is pursuing MSc in Biotechnology and is a resident of Mandavi hostel, has been missing since an altercation with a few students inside the campus.
Vasant Kunj North police registered a case under Section 365 for kidnapping after receiving a complaint from the student’s relatives.
According to AISA activists, Najeeb had an altercation with some ABVP activists on Saturday night when they were holding a campaign at the hostel for the mess committee election.
Najeeb allegedly slapped a student following which a scuffle started between two groups of students. He was allegedly beaten up by entire group of ABVP activists.
Regarding the incident, JNUSU had organised a protest at the university campus demanding the institute administration to file a police complaint.
First Published | 20 October 2016 12:01 AM