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Sedition case in pro-militant slogans at Rajouri's BGSBU

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Police have registered a sedition case in connection with the sloganeering by a section of students of (BGSBU) in favour of the slain militant Eisa Fazili, who was killed by the security forces in the valley yesterday, and

A section of students, mostly belonging to the valley, boycotted classes and raised slogans.

A sedition case has been registered by the police in connection with the sloganeering and investigation has been started, Senior of Police (SSP), Rajouri, Yougal Manhas said today.

He said police are undertaking identification of the students engaged in raising slogans and those who will be involved in the act will be punished.

He said that of the University will also initiate departmental action against those responsible.

Eisa Fazili, a terrorist of Tehrik-ul-Mujahideen, was among three militants killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Hakura area of district in South yesterday.

He was persuing B Tech course in the university but went missing and joined terror outfit in August last year.

A case has been registered against unidentified students for sedition, causing disharmony among the people and hatching criminal conspiracy, police said.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 23:40 IST