Protests erupt in JNU as student ‘disappears after fight with ABVP members’

Ahmad’s mother filed a complaint with police Sunday and a case of abduction was registered at Vasant Kunj (North) police station. Ahmad is a first year student of MSc Biotechnology.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:October 17, 2016 1:57 am

JNU erupted in protests Sunday evening as the news of a student’s disappearance spread. According to JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Mohit Pandey, Najeeb Ahmad, a resident of Mahi Mandavi Hostel, has been missing since Friday, but the university administration has not taken the matter seriously.

Pandey said Ahmad had a fight with ABVP members on Friday and went missing thereafter. Ahmad’s mother filed a complaint with police Sunday and a case of abduction was registered at Vasant Kunj (North) police station. Ahmad is a first year student of MSc Biotechnology.

“… An ABVP activist, Vikrant, while on a campaign in Mahi Mandavi hostel… had a confrontation with Najeeb. Vikrant summoned a throng of people… The group… proceeded to intimidate… and beat up Najeeb…” Pandey said in a statement.

ABVP member Saurabh Sharma denied the allegation, saying, “The JNUSU wants to give the incident a communal colour. It was a fight between two people when one — Vikrant — had knocked on Ahmad’s door for campaigning for the mess committee elections. Things were cleared up between the two that very day. Suddenly, allegations started flowing on Saturday that 200 people beat Ahmad up. We don’t want this to become a communal issue. We just want that Ahmad be found.”

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    Bakumbai
    Oct 18, 2016 at 9:55 pm
    This is all leftist dirty trick. They have themselves hidden him to malign BJP. They are unable to digest for the first time a super performer in PM Modi.
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      Anand Ch
      Oct 17, 2016 at 5:34 am
      What does it mean disappear after clashes ? Are you suggesting some thing rotten ?
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        RawTruth
        Oct 17, 2016 at 10:11 am
        CROWS sitting in media are trying to give all local issues Communal angle or Dalit angle to serve their masters who are now out of power
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          roy
          Oct 18, 2016 at 6:45 am
          you forget to utter N. Modi which is present trend now
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            Sushil Kumar
            Oct 18, 2016 at 1:43 pm
            Imagine what RSS would have done to India if it was in Power for 60 years. India would be Hindu taliban state
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