A protest in solidarity with missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmad, who has been missing for 76 days, was held in Aligarh in which a large number of Aligarh Muslim University student took part by squatting on tracks at the Railway station.
A number of AMU students later courted arrest when police used mild force to foil their attempt to block movement of trains and vehicles on main roads, reported PTI.
AMU Students’ Union has already demanded a CBI inquiry into Ahmad’s mysterious disappearance form the campus after an alleged brawl with ABVP affiliated students at his hostel on the JNU campus on October 15.
The union also sent a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee and alleged that instead of trying to trace Ahmed, police was harassing the family of the missing student and shielding criminals, reported the news agency.
Since Ahmad has gone missing from JNU, his family members, including mother and others, have been campaigning in Jamia Nagar holding peaceful protests. But till now the whereabouts of the student is not known. On the order of the court, police force had event conducted search of JNU campus to get clue of what happened to the students. The Delhi Police had announced to give Rs 10 l akh to people giving information about the missing student.
Several posters had surfaced in Jamia Nagar also. But all these efforts have failed to help police reach to Ahmad.