Delhi Police asks JNU to keep watch on Kanhaiya’s movements
The Delhi Police have now according to various media reports have asked JNU administration to provide information about JNUSU chief Kanhaiya Kumar’s movements outside the campus to ensure foolproof security for the student leader.
In a letter to University authorities, DCP (South) Prem Nath said that the SHO of Vasant Kunj (North) police station, which has the campus under its jurisdiction, should be informed well in time about “the movements/visits of Kumar outside the campus, including nature of visit and travel mode. The latest letter states that a police team will be moving around with Kumar every time he moves out of the varsity’s campus.
It may be recalled while in custody and been taken to Patiala House Courts , Kumar was heckled and attacked by Lawyers . Following the rap from the SC over the ugly incident, the Delhi Police is taking no chances over his security.
Hence the police also ensured full security to Kanhaiya , when he was released from jail on conditional bail, and deployed multiple escort teams to make sure that he reaches the campus safe.
Kumar was arrested on February 12 in a case of sedition registered over an event in which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised.
The FIR was registered two days later taking suo motu cognisance of a video clip obtained from a Hindi news channel.
Around 10 days after Kumar’s arrest, two more students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who were accused in the same case, surrendered. The duo is presently in judicial custody.