A Delhi court on Thursday asked all nine students to appear before the court to give their consent or refusal for lie detector test in missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed case.
The chief metropolitan magistrate fixed April 6 as next date of hearing and asked all nine students to appear on the date.
On Monday, the court had said it will decide on Thursday whether nine JNU students can be asked by Delhi Police to give their consent for lie detector test in a case relating to the varsity's missing student Najeeb Ahmed.
JNU student Najeeb case:A Delhi court asks 9 students to appear before it & to record their consent or refusal to undergo lie detector test.— ANI (@ANI_news) March 30, 2017
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass, who was scheduled to pass the order, had deferred the matter saying that the order was not ready. The court had on March 15 reserved its order after the counsel appearing for the students submitted that the "lie detector test is unconstitutional and illegal unless it is voluntary".
Delhi Police had clarified over media reports mentioning missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed links with ISIS, saying that any association has not come up in their investigation.
A top cop of Delhi police had informed that they did not find any links of ISIS with the missing students.