After a strong uproar over the police inaction during the violence that took place inside the campus of Jawaharlal Nehru University on January 5 that too allegedly in the presence of cops, the Delhi Police has come up with advertisements in the national dailies requesting those who are witnesses of the incident for ‘information’ about the clash between two groups of students.
The advertisement reads:
‘Appeal to All
Share information on JNU incident
Whereas an incident of clash between two groups of students took place at JNU campus on 5-01-2020 and a Special Investigating Team (SIT) of Crime Branch headed by the undersigned is investigating the same. All those who are witnesses to the incident or have any information about the incident or have captured any activity on their mobile phones or camera are hereby requested to come forward to give their statements/ footage/ picture in their possession to the SIT at admin Block, JNU Campus, New Delhi during office hours on any working day within 7 days of publication of this notice or contact at......’
This advertisement published after three days of the incident and at a time when so many videos and audios have become viral on social media raise certain questions: