JNU row: Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya sent to 14-day judicial custody

A Delhi court on Tuesday extended sent JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, facing sedition charges for allegedly raising "anti-India" slogans, to 14-day judicial custody.

JNU row: Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya sent to 14-day judicial custody
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New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday extended sent JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, facing sedition charges for allegedly raising "anti-India" slogans, to 14-day judicial custody.

The two Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students were presented before the magistrate today after the expiry of their police custody.

 

Both the students had surrendered before police on last Tuesday midnight outside a gate of the university.

 

A case against Khalid and Bhattacharya was registered at Vasant Kunj police station, soon after JNU Student Union president Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested under the same charges on February 12 after the event held on the university campus against the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

He allegedly shouted anti-India slogans at the event.

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