Anti-CAA protest: UP police registers case against 1,000 unidentified AMU students 

Amid the nationwide protest against CAA, Uttar Pradesh government has filed case against 1,000 students of Aligarh Muslim University in connection with violence on December 15

Photo Credits : PTI
Photo Credits : PTI
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Amid the ongoing anti-CAA protest Uttar Pradesh government filed case against 1,000 students of Aligarh Muslim University in connection with violence during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act on December 15

AMU campus witnessed a violent clash on December 15 between hundreds of student protesters and police.

The protest started following the police crackdown in Jamia Millia Islamia University campus. The protestors were led by a large number of burqa-clad women.

After Shahr Mufti Abdul Hameed had addressed the crowd and assured them that their demands regarding the release of arrested AMU students will be addressed by local police, the agitation halted on December 16.

Previously, 26 people, including eight students, arrested in connection with the violence at the varsity and surrounding areas. They were released on personal bonds.

One-man judicial panel was conducted by the AMU to conduct an internal inquiry into violent incidents that took place on the campus on December 15 and 16.

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Published: 28 Dec 2019, 3:39 PM