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Delhi Court Directs Police To File Report Against Police Action On Jamia Students

Metropolitan Magistrate Rajat Goyal Sought Report From Delhi Police By March 16.

PTI | Updated on: 22 Jan 2020, 05:13:36 PM
JMI students and locals had protested at Jamia Nagar in Delhi on December 15, 2019 against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act

JMI students and locals had protested at Jamia Nagar in Delhi on December 15, 2019 against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (Photo Credit: Representational Image/PTI)

New Delhi:

Delhi Police will have to file an action taken report on the plea of Jamia Millia Islamia seeking registration of FIR against police action on students at the University last month. A Delhi court on Wednesday directed the police to file the report. Metropolitan Magistrate Rajat Goyal sought report from Delhi police by March 16.

JMI students and locals had protested at Jamia Nagar in Delhi on December 15, 2019 against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Protesters allegedly torched four buses and two police vehicles as they clashed with the police in New Friends Colony. Delhi Police baton charged the protesters and used tear gas shells to disperse the mob before entering the varsity campus, detaining several persons allegedly involved in the violence.

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First Published : 22 Jan 2020, 04:44:08 PM
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