JNU football team wears missing student Najeeb Ahmad’s name on jerseys

Najeeb has been missing for over 20 days now, after a scuffle with a ABVP member inside the campus.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 7, 2016 12:39 pm
jnu1 The players wore jerseys bearing Najeeb’s name at the back and did not hesitate to take to the field despite the thick smog cover in Delhi. (Source: Express photo)

Ahead of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union protest at India Gate on Sunday, the varsity’s football team came out in solidarity of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmad. The players wore jerseys bearing Najeeb’s name at the back and did not hesitate to take to the field despite the thick smog cover in Delhi. Najeeb has been missing for over 20 days now, after a scuffle with a ABVP member inside the campus.

On Sunday, Delhi Police detained Najeeb’s mother, relatives and students outside the National Archives of India before they could begin. They were protesting against the alleged “inaction” of Delhi Police over the disappearance of Najeeb, who has been missing for close to a month now.

Najeeb’s mother Fatima Nafees was taken to Mayapuri police station, his cousin Sadaf Musharraf and other family members were taken to Mandir Marg police station. Nafees told The Indian Express, “It has been 24 days and they have not been able to find my son. Instead, they are detaining innocent students. If they had deployed such a huge force to find my son, he would have been found by now.”

JNUSU President Mohit Pandey, who was detained at South Avenue police station, alleged, “We were beaten up. They also accused us of hiding Najeeb. This shows the seriousness of the police.”

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First Published on: November 7, 2016 12:34 pm
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    Roger That
    Nov 7, 2016 at 8:11 am
    Is it wrong to raise your concern? If your own brother or sister goes missing, then also will you buy the argument that thousands of children go missing every year.
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      arun dass
      Nov 7, 2016 at 11:56 am
      by mistake i gave a Thumbs up , pls ignore it
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        Laxmi Narayan
        Nov 7, 2016 at 9:46 am
        By talking nonsense, do you think people will forgive and Forget MODI and his General Dyer.......
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          Laxmi Narayan
          Nov 7, 2016 at 9:44 am
          Its a great slap on MODI's Goonda Police and hope he has to think off his strategy, if these students will reach Gujarat and start supporting AAP..
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            dhrao
            Nov 7, 2016 at 8:03 am
            kick out the team and close jnu and ruin them
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              Faisal H.
              Nov 7, 2016 at 9:05 am
              THE S WHO HAVE PETTY WIKI KNOWLEDGE WILL QUESTION JNU.lt;br/gt;IF YOU HAVE GUTS TAKE ADMISSION IN JNU AND THEN TALK.lt;br/gt;ILLITERATE BRIDAGE
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                Lovely
                Nov 7, 2016 at 7:56 am
                Is it News ? Lacs of infants, children are missing please cover that also.
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                  Krishnan Iyer
                  Nov 7, 2016 at 6:16 pm
                  Why is no one trying to investigate as to WHAT was all that ficious altercation all about? Why did his room-mate force the guy's mother to stay in the hostel room saying that he has just gone somewhere nearby? lt;br/gt;This is total nonsense.lt;br/gt;If anything he probably might have joined ISIS. They are looking for experts in bio-chemistry so that they can be of help in biological terror attacks.
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                    MANI CHANDRASHEKHAR
                    Nov 7, 2016 at 7:56 am
                    JNU must be closed indefinitely due to various disturbances. The students have no intention to study. Hence the must be sent home.
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                      mohan
                      Nov 8, 2016 at 3:48 am
                      The only option is to issue a search notice through all medias with the photographs so that whenever he come out from his hideout someone will be able to trace and report. That is the method used by police to ban fugitive criminals. The super thief Bunty Chor who had escaped from Kerala was traced and arrested in Pune in January, 2013. Also inform interpol. The media has not yet displa the photo of the missing student.
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                        Mangoman New
                        Nov 7, 2016 at 9:04 am
                        The Najeeb Jerseys marks a very Clear Conspiracy of the LEFT/Congress and Co ..... lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;These Parties have so much of ** Confidence that Najeeb will Never Come Back **lt;br/gt;--------------------------------------------------------------------lt;br/gt;How Many Muslims and Dalits will be made ** Sacrificial lambs** to Creat an ANTI-MODI Wave to help LEFT/Congress and Co, to Snatch POWER to LOOT Me Again
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                          Mangoman New
                          Nov 7, 2016 at 8:44 am
                          What is your Real Name ?? Is it mon Keju ? the Style points the Finger un a P! mp
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                            Pacha
                            Nov 7, 2016 at 8:34 am
                            Great going JNU fraternity ! lt;br/gt;See the comments below, no pseudo patriot is concerned about a missing student, after these many days. This country is ruined by these bigots. Hope the sun will set on their ideologies and they will walk to the light of universal brotherhood (same as what they claim like: vasudhaiva kutumbakam or loka samastha sukhino bhavanthu).
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                              Rahul
                              Nov 7, 2016 at 7:36 am
                              These "najeebs", like their hero, will be active only to show their backs to the photo-shoots, and not on the foot-ball fields, and definitely not in award-podium...because, that needs hard-work. Freeloaders don't do work...forget hard-work!
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                                triparhi
                                Nov 7, 2016 at 1:03 pm
                                This is namho sarkaar , he is supported by Rss Goons , India is going down the drain . I hope the Indian Muslims will forgive us , Wat we are going with them , cause if the start realizing , so much potion they are India is doomed ., India will be wiped out because of namho sarkaar .Feel ashamed of being Hindu .
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                                  Yashpal Singh
                                  Nov 7, 2016 at 8:06 am
                                  terrorists are in action...good going india
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