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  Metros   Delhi  28 Jan 2020  JNU summons absconding Sharjeel Imam

JNU summons absconding Sharjeel Imam

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jan 28, 2020, 2:12 am IST
Updated : Jan 28, 2020, 2:42 am IST

Five teams of Delhi Police Crime Branch are conducting raids in Mumbai, Patna and Delhi to arrest Sharjil Imam, said the police.

Sharjeel Imam
 Sharjeel Imam

New Delhi: While the Delhi Police is searching for absconding JNU student Sharjeel Imam, who has been booked in several cases of sedition, on the other hand the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration on Monday summoned the research scholar, to appear before him and explain his position on the alleged provocative speeches made by him.

Five teams of Delhi Police Crime Branch are conducting raids in Mumbai, Patna and Delhi to arrest Sharjil Imam, said the police.

The chief proctor summoned research scholar Sharjeel Imam to appear before him and explain his position on the alleged provocative speeches made by him. Imam has been asked to appear before the Proctorial Committee by February 3.

According to a statement issued by JNU, “A security report dated, January 27 against MR Sharjeel Imam, a PHD student at the Center for  Historical studies, School of Social Sciences, JNU has been received in the Chief proctors office from the offcie of the Chief security officer. In the said report, it has been mentioned, citing the media reports, that on January 16 Mr Imam made provocative speeches at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) threatning the unity, integrity and sovereignty of the country upheld by the Indian constitution.”

“The chief security officer’s report also refers to several FIRs lodged against Mr Imam by the police of Delhi, Up and other states. The Chief Proctor of JNU has directed to meet the Proctorial Committee at the earliest not later then February 3 2020 to explain his position in this regard,” the statement said.

Imam has been booked in sedition cases lodged across several states for his alleged “inflammatory” speeches in which he threatened to “cut off” Assam and the northeast from the rest of the country, made during a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

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