Union President Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on Friday

Union President Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on Friday

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JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on Friday in connection with a case of sedition and criminal conspiracy over holding of an event at the prestigious institute against hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.the case was registered yesterday under Section of 124 A (sedition) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of IPC against unknown persons at Vasant Kunj (North) Police station following complaints by BJP MP Maheish Girri and ABVP.
“Kanhaiya Kumar has been arrested in connection with the case,” a senior police official said.
Two policemen in plain clothes came to the JNU campus and picked up Kumar for questioning. He was later arrested, sources said:A group of students on Tuesday held an event on the JNU campus and allegedly shouted slogans against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru in 2013.
The event occurred despite varsity administration having cancelled the permission following a complaint by ABVP members, who termed the activity as “anti-national”
Earlier in the day, talking tough, Home Minister Rajnath Singh warned of ‘strongest possible’ action against those involved in raising anti-India slogans at an event in JNU campus, saying such activities will not be tolerated.
Rajnath Singh said, “When someone is in the country and raises anti-national statements, raising questions on India’s unity, diversity and sovereignty then they won’t be forgiven. What happened in JNU was unfortunate and for that, I have already given the necessary instructions to the Delhi Police Commissioner.”

written by: Misbah lagharee

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