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Chargesheet To Be Filed Against Kanhaiya Kumar,Umar Khalid & Anirban After 3 Years In JNU Sedition Case

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Roughly, after 3 years case of sedition was filed against students of Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU) in connection with a campus event during which alleged “anti-national” slogans were allegedly raised, the Delhi Police has finalised the draft charge sheet in the case.

According to a report in the Indian Express, the charge sheet has been sent to the public prosecutor for vetting and is expected to be filed soon in the Patiala house courts. ”Police have found concrete evidence against the eight others, all hailing from Kashmir… two of them are students at JNU, two at Jamia Millia Islamia, one at Aligarh Muslim University, one is a Muradnagar-based doctor and two are students,” Indian Express quoted a senior police officer as saying.

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The chargesheet is based on the FIR filed after the event was held on 9 February 2016. The event was held at the varsity’s campus against hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

In February 2016,Kumar, Khalid and Bhattacharya were arrested on charges of sedition in connection with the event, but were released on bail. Their arrest had prompt widespread protests.

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