Delhi police on Monday registered a FIR against an unidentified students group (declaring themselves to be a political party student wing ) based on a complaint from another student group over a JNU center dispute over non-vegetarian food. This comes a day after clashes between two factions of students at the Jawaharlal Nehru University hostel in Kaveri, where some students were reported to be serving non-vegetarian food on the day of Ram Navami, police said, which enticed a chaos leaving six students injured .
Meanwhile, JNU officials said no violence would be tolerated at the tertiary institution and warned students not to get involved in any incident, which disrupts the peace and harmony of the Institution.
Taking serious note of the incident, the Vice Chancellor, Rector and other officials visited the hostel and met the students. VC conveyed that no violence will be tolerated on campus and appealed to the students to maintain peace and harmony. “If anyone is found indulging in such acts, they will be liable for disciplinary action as per university rules”, said the Registrar in an official appeal.
Deputy Commissioner of Police, Manoj C also mentioned that they have received a complaint from a group of students who are members of student wings of some political parties on Monday morning about anonymous students. The administration registered a FIR under section 323, 341, 509, 506 and 34.
“Further investigation is on to collect factual or scientific evidence and identify the culprits,”
Manoj C said.
Police added that students from the anonymous students group had also indicated that they would also lodge a complaint. Alleged videos of the violence appeared on social media, showing a student, bleeding profusely from her head ,though officials have not yet authenticated the videos.