People are fuming at this photo of a JNU student being ‘manhandled’ by Delhi Police

Recently, a haunting picture of Najeeb Ahmad's mother being pulled by Delhi Police shook the Internet.

By: Trends Desk | Updated: November 10, 2016 5:46 pm
This picture of a JNU student being manhandled by the cop is being massively shared on social media/ Twitter This picture of a JNU student being manhandled by the cop is being massively shared on social media/ Twitter

On November 6, mother of missing Jawaharlal Nehru University student Najeeb Ahmad was detained by Delhi police outside the National Archives of India. Fatima Nafees, along with Najeeb’s cousin and hundreds of students, was taken to different police stations when they were protesting at India Gate.

The haunting photo of a crying Nafees being pulled by the police into the van went viral on social media and millions showed their anger on how the police could treat a mother like that whose son has been missing for the last 24 days. “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,” she said.

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On November 7, another picture made its way to the Internet. The picture, clicked by Times of India journalist Yogesh Kumar, showed a female student being held and dragged by a male police officer. The student was protesting along with Najeeb’s family and friends at the spot.

The picture was posted by Delhi Commission of Women Swati Maliwal, who wrote, “Is this Delhi Police? How can this cop grope a female student. Is he out of his mind! Please immediately suspend him. @CPDelhi”. The DCW also sent a notice to the police commissioner Alok Kuma Verma asking for a clarification and action on the misbehaviour of the male cop.

People on social media condemned the act and even demanded the cop’s suspension.

Not just the student in question, 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 8, 2016 2:28 pm
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    Amit
    Nov 8, 2016 at 10:01 am
    Only the anarchists are fuming not ordinary people who are feeling happy indeedPressutes are working on the agenda of Khujli to denigrate the DP at every opportunity. IN fact somone needs to ask these JNU communists for the reason for creating this anarchy. If some one has disaapeared then they should lodge an FIR and then cooperatte wit the police
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      Casb
      Nov 8, 2016 at 10:35 am
      sahmeful Govt.'s Shameful Act.lt;br/gt;Anyway Good Day { Ache Din } areonly for criminals and corrupts.
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        Akhilesh Kumar
        Nov 8, 2016 at 10:42 am
        From the dress and hair you can not make out that it was a female. In the melee policeman may have pulled her like that
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          Rajesh
          Nov 8, 2016 at 9:52 am
          No sympathy for orchestrated drama. Left thoughts will be left behind now. Now no one wants blood revolution in civilised world only Communist and terrorists want this.
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            atul chaudhari
            Nov 8, 2016 at 11:15 am
            Female cop should arrest a lady or female cop should be deplo at protest/ rallies when they are well informed in advance about such rallies. Think of a situation when two women suddenly starts fighting. What a male police officer is supposed to do? call police station until women cops arrive. How can you judge a police officer just by one photo. How many female cops are in Delhi. You need them at each of police station, women cell. If a thousand female students comes up for protest do we have enough female cop?
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              bhakt
              Nov 8, 2016 at 10:03 am
              you can find your own place Irshad
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                Laxmi Narayan
                Nov 8, 2016 at 10:34 am
                Delhi Police authorities need to be striped off till they take oath to serve People than POLITICIAN.
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                  Irshad
                  Nov 8, 2016 at 9:57 am
                  Your mind is corrupted because you want to make India a Hindutva country. Whereas we will always fight for a secular India. India is a diverse country with many religion and many languages. No space for bhakt. You can go to Nepal.
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                    Manoj Kanchan
                    Nov 8, 2016 at 10:03 am
                    why always JNU in controversies?? media like indian express and some politicians doing dalali
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                      Murthy
                      Nov 8, 2016 at 11:20 am
                      Did I.E. find any "people fuming" when Rajbaali, a 40 year old woman, a follower of Baba Ramdev was clubbed to death by the Police at Ramleela Grounds early one morning at around 4.00 a.m. during UPA rule. Baba Ramdev was holding a rally against corruption. On the orders of the Congress govrt., Delhi Police 'ambushed' the sleeping followers of the Baba beating them with lattees. Baba too had to run for his life. Now, that was clearly 'manhandling'. Not these photos above in this report.
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                        Murthy
                        Nov 8, 2016 at 11:25 am
                        On what basis do you conclude 'Rajesh' wants to make India a "Hindutva country" ? His reference is to the left and the communists. May be 'Irshads' see Hindutva sign in every Hindu person they p in the street?
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                          Murthy
                          Nov 8, 2016 at 11:28 am
                          You do not want the Police to clear the roads for traffic? For Laxmi Narayan to go to office on time, or may be his children to reach their Schools on time? I.E. in publishing this report has a more likely chance of serving a politician or a party than the Police in clearing the roads of agitators blocking traffic.
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                            Murthy
                            Nov 8, 2016 at 11:14 am
                            "Manhandling" means using violent shoving, pushing, beating. In the photos all I see is Police removing a protester lying on the road, blocking traffic. Police have to remove everyone blocking traffic, it could be Najeeb's mother, sister or all students, male or female. The female student in the picture is not distressed. She is smiling, I think. She is not being "manhandled" in any fair essment. Nor is Najeeb's mother. Compare this with Police in any advanced country doing a similar job. IE is out to stir up emotions without cause.
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                              Ekta
                              Nov 8, 2016 at 5:08 pm
                              The student is clearly groped by the cop. Reminded me of the insensitive statement made by the Kerala cops on rape victim few days before. Sirji, molestation in any way doesn't give pleasure. Stop patronising rape culture.
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                                Ekta
                                Nov 8, 2016 at 5:02 pm
                                Whatever may be the situation, the cop shud have not certainly not groped the female student. It's really pathetic.
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                                  mohan
                                  Nov 8, 2016 at 12:03 pm
                                  Baba Ramdev, belonging to establishment, hijacked the Indian Spring started by Anna Hazare. Because of Baba's struggle, the Indian spring did not bloom all over India except in Delhi where Khuljiwal became a leader on the back of anna's fasting
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                                    nourmepurath
                                    Nov 8, 2016 at 7:37 pm
                                    if you want to suspend the cop... first suspend modi .... as if this is not happening in his country... he is silent...
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                                      rajat chouhan
                                      Nov 8, 2016 at 10:33 am
                                      Mera Ganta FUmming ...... tod do saloo ki
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                                        Rangarajan Narasimhan
                                        Nov 8, 2016 at 9:44 am
                                        Really? No sympathy for JNU
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                                          Tanveer
                                          Nov 8, 2016 at 10:52 am
                                          Actually police are not doing any thing to find Najeeb since accoused belongs from ABVP and This all is happenng under the nose of HM/PM and delhi plice works under Home Ministry, Shame on you PM/HM/BJP
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                                            singh
                                            Nov 8, 2016 at 10:15 am
                                            this is real example of "GOOD Governance " as illustrated by our " Mighty Raju". Actually policing is still of Aurangjeb's era.
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