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AMU suspends 12 students for alleged involvement in April 23 violence

By TCN News

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University, in a press release, said it had suspended twelve students for their alleged involvement in the violence that erupted on the night of April 23 claiming two lives.

According to an office memo by the Proctor Professor Mohammed Mohsin Khan, 12 students: Mohammed Mohsin Iqbal, MA; Faheem Akhtar, PhD; Azhar Amani Vazir, BSW; Mohammad Sadiq, BE (Civil); Mohammed Sohaib, B.Com; Mohammed Amir Khan, B.Com; Mohammed Zoraiz, PhD; Mohammed Amir Khan (alias Chaudhary), MA; Mohammed Khalid Ali, BA LLB; Zaidul Islam Sherwani, BA LLB; Shahzaman Khan (alias Shaikhu), PhD; and Amir Khan, M.Com were suspended with immediate effect “for committing acts of gross misconduct and indiscipline. The AMU Campus and its maintained institutions have also been placed out of bound for them,” the release said.

“The above students, along with more than 150 companions including some suspended, rusticated, former students and anti-social elements, allegedly involved in group firing and arson at the Proctor’s Office, in the intervening night of April 23/24. These elements also set on fire the Proctor’s Office, DSW Office and University Guest House no. 2 and destroyed CCTV camera of the VC Lodge, creating an atmosphere of tension on the campus by using illegal fire arms,” says the release.