Over dozen JNU students booked for misbehaving with VC

New Delhi, (IANS): Delhi Police has booked over a dozen students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) for allegedly misbehaving with Vice Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar during a meeting with him, a police officer said on Thursday.

Police said a case was registered on Wednesday in connection with a complaint given by the JNU administration at Vasant Kunj North Police station against over a dozen students.

“The JNU registrar on March 4 filed a complaint stating that on February 27 after te students removed their blockade, the VC and other staff members went to the administration block. Students again entered the administration block and insisted on meeting the VC,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Chinmoy Biswal said.

The complaint also said that since the VC was unwell and confined inside the Rector 1 office, a doctor was called to examine him. A girl next day threatened to commit suicide if the VC did not meet them and forced him to meet students, Biswal said.

The officer added that as per the complaint during the meeting with the VC, the students misbehaved with him.

“The police have registered a case against over a dozen students for wrongful restraint, intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace and acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code,” Biswal said.

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