The CBI also placed on record its status report in a sealed cover indicating the steps taken by it so far and the counsel for Ahmed’s mother was allowed to read only certain portions of it.
Najeeb went missing on October 15 following an on-campus scuffle allegedly with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members the night before in Mahi-Mandavi Hostel of JNU.
The CBI had earlier faced flak from the high court for its “complete lack of interest” and not showing any result in its probe into the disappearance of Najeeb, five months after being handed over the investigation.
A bench of Justices G S Sistani and Chander Shekhar observed that there was “no result either ways. No result even on paper”.
After over a month had passed since Najeeb Ahmed went missing, his mother, Fatima Nafees, moved the Delhi High Court, seeking directions to the police to trace her son.
With barricades, policemen built a fortress around the gate, even as protesters shouted slogans demanding justice for Najeeb and berating the investigating agencies for their inaction.
Najeeb Ahmed, a first-year M.Sc. student at Jawaharlal Nehru University’s School of Biotechnology went missing on October 15. He allegedly had a scuffle with some members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad in JNU’s Mahi-Mandvi hostel on the night of October 14
The matter of JNU student NAjeeb Ahmed’s disappearance, being probed by Delhi Police earlier, was handed over to the CBI on May 16 this year. The court had ruled that the matter will be handed over to an officer of a high rank only, not below the rank of Deputy Inspector General.
Najeeb Ahmed has been missing since October 16, 2016.
Organised by Students’ Islamic Organisation (SIO) at its headquarters in Jamia Nagar, New Delhi, on Wednesday, the gathering discussing the growing communal violence as well as the rise in mob lynchings across the country.
“They broke my ribs and nose, I haven’t been able to get myself treated because I have no money. I can’t work now and I will not do dairy business anymore,” said Rafiq, 24, who was with Pehlu Khan the day he was beaten up.
The case of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed was handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday by the Delhi High Court.
A rally was held from Kurla to the Kalina campus of the University of Mumbai where slogans were raised against the ‘hooliganism’ of ABVP and the RSS on college campuses.