Fresh trouble for Kanhaiya Kumar as JNU footage found authentic

In what could be fresh trouble for JNUSU preseident Kanhaiya Kumar, The raw footage, obtained from a news channel and sent to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) forensic lab in the national capital, was found authentic, sources said.

Fresh trouble for Kanhaiya Kumar as JNU footage found authentic

A raw video footage showing students shouting anti-India slogans during a February 9 event in Jawaharlal Nehru University campus, aired by a Hindi news channel, has been found "authentic", police officials claimed .

The raw footage, obtained from a news channel and sent to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) forensic lab in the national capital, was found authentic, sources said.

The video footage led to filing of a case of sedition against JNU Students' Union President Kanhaiya Kumar and his fellow research scholars Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, triggering a nationwide debate on sedition.


However, senior officials of the Special Cell remained tight-lipped and refused to comment on the issue.

According to the sources, the report from the CBI lab was received by the Special Cell on June 8.