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Delhi HC to hear Najeeb Ahmad case today

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The High will continue its hearing on Monday in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Najeeb Ahmad's missing case.

The case has been transferred to the (CBI) after the crime branch of Police failed to trace the JNU student.

On June 29, the declared reward of Rs. 10 lakh for information about the whereabouts of missing Najeeb Ahmed.

He has been missing from the campus since October 16, 2016. The High handed over the case to the after Najeeb's mother, Fatima Nafees, approached it as the Delhi Police failed to trace him. The directed the that the case should be monitored by an officer not less than the rank of DIG and posted matter for hearing on July 17.

The Delhi Police had also declared a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information about the whereabouts of Najeeb.

The CBI registered First Information Report (FIR) in June and started investigation.

It is alleged that there was an altercation between Najeeb and the students affiliated to the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on 14 October 2016.

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 06:50 IST