New Delhi: On Monday, students surrounded the Vice Chancellor’s office at Jamia Millia University over police action during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The students were demanding that the FIR be lodged. Vice-Chancellor Najma Akhtar said that we will definitely register an FIR. The police are not registering our case, if needed, we will also go to the High Court.
Complained with government on police action- Vice Chancellor: Jamia students laid siege to the Vice Chancellor’s office. After this, the Vice-Chancellor Najma Akhtar said – Police are not registering our case. We have lodged an objection with the government regarding this. We will also go to the High Court for this. Delhi Police came to our campus without asking and beat up innocent children. We resist and continue to do this. We will get the FIR registered.
The Vice-Chancellor told the students- You talk about the exams and your needs here. Do not get your words out of my mouth. Filing FIR alone does not ensure safety. We are taking whatever steps are there for security.
There was a fierce demonstration in Jamia on the night of 15 December: There was a fierce protest at Jamia University on the night of 15 December to protest against the citizenship law. The protesters burnt 8 vehicles including 4 buses. Apart from this, the police had to lathi-charge after stone-pelting of students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). More than 60 students were injured in this.