JNU Student Missing: Protesting students detained in Jantar Mantar

Today's protest was to mark the 23th day of the missing and the demonstration was planned to start at Jantar Mantar and India Gate

Delhi Police has released a massive crackdown on JNU students protesting on a student missing for last 23 days and declared section 144 in Jantar Mantar.

Najeeb Ahmed, a student of MSc Biotechnology has been missing for the last 23 days after having a scuffle with ABVP. Student organisations are protesting since demanding a proper enquiry and action against those who involved.

Today’s protest was to mark the 23rd day of the missing. The demonstration was planned to start at Jantar Mantar and India Gate.

Najeeb’s family members, who are actively participating in the protests were also part of the demonstrations. Protesting students were detained from the spot and removed.


Najeeb’s sister Sadaf Musharraf was also detained. Fatima Nafees, Najeeb’s mother was brutally attacked by Delhi Police. Students alleged that Police was openly threatening them.

Reports say that the detained were taken to Mandir Marg police station.

Earlier in the day, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said President Pranab Mukherjee has promised to seek a report from Home Ministry on the issue.