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FIR registered over 'rape threats' against Gurmehar Kaur

Kaur, a Kargil martyr's daughter, had launched an online campaign against ABVP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Gurmehar Kaur's original Facebook post against the ABVP.

An FIR was registered on Tuesday against unknown persons in connection with Gurmehar Kaur, the martyr's daughter, who complained of receiving "rape threats", allegedly from Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members.

On Monday, police had received a letter from Delhi Commission for Women demanding immediate registration of an FIR against those who had threatened 20-year-old Kaur.

The FIR was registered under relevant sections of the IT Act and IPC, said a senior police officer.

"Yesterday,forwarded a complaint of a DU student reg. online abuse. Immediately, area DCP spoke to her & provided necessary security. Her complnt was examined by Cyber Cell& an FIR No.32/17, u/s 354-A,506 & 67 IT Act,PS EOW has been registerd & invstigation tkn up," Delhi Police said in a series of tweets.

Further details are awaited.

Kaur had last week changed her profile picture to one in which she was holding a placard reading, "I am a student from Delhi University. I am not afraid of I am not alone. Every student of India is with me. #StudentsAgainstABVP."

Ramjas college had last week witnessed large-scale violence between members of the All India Students Association and the The genesis of the clash was an invite to Jawaharlal Nehru University students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid to address a seminar on 'Culture of Protests' which was withdrawn by the college authorities following opposition by the

First Published: Tue, February 28 2017. 14:39 IST
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