If the news is true that a charge sheet has been filed, I would like to thank police and Modi
NEW DELHI — The Delhi Police’s special cell on Monday filed its charge sheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar and eight others in a sedition case lodged in 2016.
The Delhi Police also charged former students — Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya — for allegedly shouting anti-India slogans during an event organized on JNU campus on February 9,
The other names mentioned in the charge sheet are Kashmiri residents – Aquib Hussain, Mujeeb Hussain, Muneeb Hussain, Umar Gul, Rayees Rasool, Basharat Ali, and Khalid Bashir Bhat.
Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Anand put up the charge sheet for consideration before a court on Tuesday.
The police said they have evidence to proceed against former JNU Students’ Union leaders Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and seven other, according to reports.
However, reacting to the 1,200-page charge sheet, Kanhaiya Kumar said it is “politically motivated”.
“If the news is true that a charge sheet has been filed, I would like to thank police and Modi
“The government is trying to divert attention and change the narrative in an election year to hide their failure. We will fight the case and prove our innocence,” said Umar Khalid while denying allegations.
Police say there are 36 others, including Communist Party of India leader D Raja’s daughter Aprajita and Shehla Rashid, who
A case was registered on February 11,
D Raja reacted over the charge sheet against these students leaders saying: “Even at that time we said that these are politically motivated charges and nobody can accuse AISF (All India Students Federation) for any activity against
The February 9 event happened despite the varsity administration having canceled the permission following a complaint by the ABVP, who had termed it as “anti-national”. — Agencies