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Home Ministry seeks report from Delhi Police over Patiala House Court scuffle

The Union Home Ministry on Wednesday asked the Delhi Police to file a detailed report on the lawyers' protest and alleged attack on JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar while he was being produced before the Patiala House Court for hearing in connection with a sedition case.


Home Ministry seeks report from Delhi Police over Patiala House Court scuffle
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New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry on Wednesday asked the Delhi Police to file a detailed report on the lawyers' protest and alleged attack on JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar while he was being produced before the Patiala House Court for hearing in connection with a sedition case.

The direction from the Home Ministry came shortly after JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar was heckled and assaulted by lawyers while he was entering the court room.

 

Kanhaiya Kumar was brought to the court since he is facing a sedition charge.

He was escorted to the court by a posse of police personnel. Earlier, there was a scuffle in the court premises after two group of lawyers clashed with each other and raised pro-India slogans.

 

 

His arrest has triggered a political storm.

On Monday, lawyers had assaulted mediapersons and JNU students inside the Patiala House court complex, which is located in the heart of Delhi.

 

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