Reward for information on missing JNU student doubled to Rs 2 lakh

'All efforts are being made to trace Najeeb. So far, Delhi Police have put up over 20,000 posters in Delhi and outside.'

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: November 7, 2016 12:45 pm
jnu missing student, najeeb ahmad, delhi police, delhi police jnu, jnu student missing, najeeb ahmad missing, najeeb ahmad missing information, najeeb ahmad missing information reward, india news JNU student Najeeb Ahmad has been missing for 21 days. (Source: PTI Photo)

Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday held a high-level meeting with police officers to review steps being taken to trace JNU student Najeeb Ahmad, who has been missing for 21 days. It was decided to double the reward for information about the 27-year-old student’s whereabouts from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2 lakh.

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On Thursday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and CPM leader Prakash Karat, while addressing students on the JNU campus, lashed out at the Centre, the Delhi police and the JNU administration over Najeeb’s disappearance. Friday’s meeting was attended by senior officials, including Special Commissioner of Police (law and order) P Kamraj, Joint Commissioner of Police (southeast range), R P Upadhyay, head of the special investigation team, Manishi Chandra, head of the special investigation team, and deputy commissioner of police south district.

“All efforts are being made to trace Najeeb. So far, Delhi Police have put up over 20,000 posters in Delhi and outside. The SIT has verified over 300 autorickshaws plying in the area. The SIT has so far deployed about 150 police personnel, which includes two teams per district,” said a statement issued by the Lt-Governor’s office.

“Teams have been sent to Ajmer, Kota, Bareilly, Roorkee, Faizabad, Azamgarh and Badaun and other cities. Most of Najeeb’s former teachers, friends and relatives have been contacted, including his former schools and other educational institutions that he attended. CCTV cameras at various locations, including Metro, ISBT, Railway Station and Tolls are being scanned,” it said.

The Lt-Governor’s office stated that the entire incident has been examined and re-examined repeatedly and areas in and around JNU have been searched “comprehensively, several times”. Jung has directed that no effort be spared in this continuing process. The SIT, the Lt-Governor’s office stated, is in constant touch with Najeeb’s family and keeps updating them on efforts being taken to locate him.

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    Amar Akbar
    Nov 5, 2016 at 4:09 am
    How Barkha Dutt Helped the Terroristslt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Barkha Dutt who some say was India’s answer to Christiane Amanpour (although Christiane is way ahead) sadly lost her composure and along with it a sense of ethical journalism. A lot of blogs out there have criticized her for her shoddy reporting. But below is an extract of the India’s Chief Admiral’s public ault on NDTV and more specifically Barkha Dutt. Read on…lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;“Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta on Tuesday mounted a frontal ault on the sections of the electronic media for its reckless coverage of the Mumbai attacks. In his annual press conference ahead of Navy Day on December 4, Mehta said the manner in which TV channels reported India’s worst terror strike had “tactical implications” and have worked to the advantage of the;br/gt;lt;br/gt;“When operations were taking place, the channels were reporting that commandos were being airdropped. The terrorists were in live contact with their masters, who were keeping them informed. Such minute-by-minute coverage can be detrimental to conduct of operations. We are disturbed by such reporting.” Mehta picked s in the coverage of the 1999 Kargil war to prove that channels have traditionally not exercised restraint in their coverage of events that have a bearing on national;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Singling out a lady journalist from the English news channel NDTV, Mehta, who is also the chairman of chiefs of staff committee, said irresponsible coverage of the war had compromised the safety of troops and led to the death of three soldiers. He said this particular journalist had cajoled an army colonel to demonstrate the firing of an artillery gun to capture a great shot on the camera. He said the colonel was later dismissed from;br/gt;lt;br/gt;New Delhi Television is owned by Radhika Roy who is the sister of CPI-M leader and pro-China voice Brinda Karat. CPI-M party was the only political party that had openly supported China in the 1962 war with India ansd till date has not issued an;br/gt;lt;br/gt;General V.P. Malik (retd), who was the army chief during the Kargil war, in his memoirs Kargil — From Surprise to Victory, had written in his book that after the war was over, he mentioned to Barkha Dutt that she had let out clified information by pointing out that the army’s next objective would be Tiger Hill.”
    1. M
      Nov 5, 2016 at 6:23 am
      Police should interrogate his supporters where they are hiding him. These people are so expert in these things that they can go to any length!
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      Amit Saha
      Nov 5, 2016 at 4:48 am
      We me get him in Seria.................
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        Bijan Mohanty
        Nov 5, 2016 at 4:07 am
        What efficient Delhi police is doing ?
        1. I
          Nov 5, 2016 at 3:04 am
          Security agencies beating around bush but don't arrest the ABVP goons who is responsibl for for Najeeb's kidnapping.
          1. L
            Nov 5, 2016 at 4:50 am
            One day ur som or daughter will go missing all of a sudden and then we l ask which country ( syria ) they left for
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              Vinu Koratty
              Nov 5, 2016 at 4:09 am
              He may have joined the Terrorists. Lets hope his body will turn in an some encounter soon.
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                Ashok Mazumdar
                Nov 5, 2016 at 4:24 am
                Went to meet Kalburgi for 2 minutes.
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