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JNU student leader Shehla, Khalid land in Jamia to ‘fish in troubled waters’?

Despite the Jamia administration writing to the DCP South East urging him to identify the police personnel involved in the incident and take suitable action against them the protest appears to be not petering out on day two.

JNU students
JNU students
JNU students [/caption]The protest that had erupted on Saturday on the campus over “surprise check” in hostels that students have termed to be the intrusion of Delhi Police personals and some unknown people in plainclothes an allegation that has been termed false by police officials, continued on Sunday as well.

The students protested the whole night and some even turned up this morning, said sources, adding that Umar Khalid of JNU and Shehla Rashid Shora JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU) vice president too landed on the campus. Following which there are fears of the protest spilling over.

On Sunday too several local leaders were seen moving around the protest site, standing outside the gate, to stoke more trouble on the campus by backing the protesting the agitating students. However, with entry to outsiders completely blocked, none were allowed inside.

IE reports: Proctor Mehtab Alam said police did not have permission to enter the campus. “Police were told not go inside gate number 4, but they still entered. I got to know this had happened when a student called me. The students were feeling threatened because they thought there would be a raid, but there was nothing like that. The police had apparently told the students they had permission, which was not true. In fact, when I asked them later how they had entered, they apologised profusely,” said Alam.

However, as reported by IE, Mandeep Singh Randhawa, DCP (south east) said, “The beat staff had gone to meet the proctor. There was no confusion. We did not conduct any raid and neither did anyone videograph in the hostels. All allegations are false.”

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