Shah also sought a report from the Delhi Police about the situation prevailing in the reputed institution and the steps taken to bring back peace
New Delhi: On Sunday Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah spoke to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik about the situation at JNU and ordered an investigation by a senior police officer into the violence that broke out the night, officials said.
The Home Minister’s office tweeted, “Shah has spoken to Delhi police commissioner over JNU violence and ordered him to take a certain action.”
“He has also ordered an investigation to be carried out by a joint CP-level officer and asked for a report as soon as possible,” it said.
Shah also sought a report from the Delhi Police about the situation prevailing in the reputed institution and the steps taken to bring back peace.
“He has spoken to the Delhi Police Commissioner and enquired about the violence at JNU,” an official said.
Amit Shah is also believed to have directed the police commissioner to take all possible steps to ensure peace at JNU.
On Sunday night violence broke out at JNU after masked men armed with sticks attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in the police.
Around 18 people were injured and admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) two office-bearers, including President Aishe Ghosh was hit over the eye with an iron rod and has received several injuries. They have accused RSS’ student wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) for the uncontrolled violence on the JNU campus.
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