Five days after student went missing from JNU, students protest against authorities

The campus remained tense with large number of students gathering at the administrative block in the afternoon to protest.

Published: 19th October 2016 10:01 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th October 2016 12:18 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI:  Five days after a student Najeeb Ahmad went missing from the campus of the Jawaharlal Nehru University, scores of students protested against the authorities for not making enough effort to
find him. With tense atmosphere at the campus the JNU Student Union members and others have confined the Vice-Chancellor M.Jagadesh Kumar in his office at the Adminkistration block of the campus.

As per sources, Kumar and other top officials including the Proctor of varsity Chintamani Mahapatra are confined to their office with no supply of electricity and other supplies.

“Nobody knows what has happened to him so far. But we are really concerned about his safety and is constantly in touch with the police providing them whatever information required. We also appeal to
Najeeb if his is reading this to return to the university. We assure him of all help," the vice Chancellor of the varsity M. Jagadesh Kumar.

The campus remained tense with large number of students gathering at the administrative block in the afternoon to protest. After sloganeering and demonstration the students blocked the gates of the
building. The University administration which is working closely with police to find Ahmed has
also summoned around a dozen students for questioning , who have some association regarding the incident last week at Mahi-Mandvi hostel.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Police has announce a Rs 50,000 award for any information about Ahmed

"The violence against Najeeb by ABVP which led to him missing from the campus for over five days now and the JNU administration trying to shield the culprits while refusing to lodge an FIR," said Mohit Pandey, president, JNUSU.


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