Jamia Millia Islamia To Move Court For Registration of FIR Against Delhi Police For Dec 15 Violence

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Jamia Millia Islamia University will move to court for the registration of an FIR against the police violence which took place inside the campus in December last year.

The decision was taken at an Executive Council meeting. The spokesperson of the University Ahmed Azeem announced that an application for the same will be filed very soon in the lower court under section 156(3) of the CrPC seeking direction to police to register an FIR.

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He also said the new examination date-sheet will be declared by the Controller of Examination in consultation with all the deans.“Several steps have been taken to ensure the safety and security of students inside the campus. Steps will be taken further if required,” he added.

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On Monday, hundreds of Jamia Millia Islamia students had gathered in front of the Vice-Chancellor Najma Akhtar’s office, demanding registration of an FIR against the police. Following which, she assured the students that an FIR will be registered and also announced the cancellation of exams.

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has so far recorded statements of 52 students in connection with the incident. Statements of security guards of the University were taken on Wednesday.

After deciding to further probe till January 17 into the violence that broke out at the University, a team from the NHRC visited the campus on Tuesday and recorded statements of the students who were injured in the incident.

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