According to some government sources, Delhi police have gathered vital clues that will help them nab the masked men who were responsible for the attack on the students and violence caused in JNU on Sunday.
It was also noticed that Delhi Police has went an ‘high alert’ after mobilisation of students and teachers on the university campus.
Since the day of this unfortunate event, 11 complaints have been filed in the Delhi Police station, among them 1 was filed by the professor while 10 others were filed in the name of the students. In the mean time, all complaints have been transferred to the crime branch.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southwest) Devender Arya said the present situation in JNU is under control. “At the request of JNU administration, the police presence will continue,” he said.
Policemen in civil clothes have been stated inside the JNU campus while personnel in uniform would remain outside the campus, he said.
Teams of both the Crime Branch and Forensic Science Laboratory have visited the campus to collect evidence. Videos are also being scrutinised.
An appeal by the police has already been made to public to share information and video clips of the incident.
Violence broke out at JNU on the night of January 5 as a group of masked people armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on campus, prompting the administration to call in the police.
At least 35 people, including JNU Students’ Union president Aishe Ghosh, were injured in the violence on the university campus.