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Delhi Police charges Kanhaiya Kumar, others in JNU sedition case

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Monday filed its charge sheet against former University Students' Union (JNUSU) and others in a case lodged in 2016.

The also charged former students -- and -- for allegedly shouting anti-slogans during an event organised on on February 9, 2016 to commemorate the hanging of Parliament-attack mastermind

Others charged in the case are Aquib Hussain, Mujeeb Hussain, Muneeb Hussain, Umar Gul, Rayeea Rassol, and Basharat.

put up the charge sheet for consideration before a court on Tuesday.

The police alleged that Kanhaiya was inciting, being part of the mob shouting anti-slogan.

A case was registered on February 11, 2016 under Sections of 124 A (sedition) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC against unknown persons at Vasant Kunj (North) police station following complaints by and the ABVP.

The February 9 event happened despite the varsity administration having cancelled the permission following a complaint by the ABVP, who had termed it as "anti-national".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 15:25 IST
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