Delhi Police has not arrested anyone in connection with JNU violence yet, govt tells Lok Sabha

MoS for Home Nityanand Rai said the Delhi Police has reported that an SIT from Crime Branch has been constituted to investigate 3 cases registered in regard to the campus violence.

Sabarmati was one of the JNU hostels that was attacked on 5 January, 2020 after masked assailants went on a rampage inside the university campus | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint
Sabarmati was one of the JNU hostels that was attacked on 5 January, 2020 after masked assailants went on a rampage inside the university campus | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

New Delhi: The Delhi Police has not arrested anyone in connection with the 2020 violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) even though several people were examined, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the Delhi Police has reported that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Crime Branch has been constituted to investigate three cases registered at Vasant Kunj (North) police station with regard to the violence on the JNU campus in January 2020.

“The investigation conducted includes examination of witnesses; collection and analysis of footages; and examination of identified suspects. As reported by the Delhi Police, no arrest has been made in these cases, he said, replying to a written question of DMK member Dayanidhi Maran.


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