New Delhi, Feb 16: The Patiala House Court on Tuesday remanded two-days police custody to former Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani in a sedition case. Delhi Police produced SAR Geelani today before Patiala House Court and the court sent the former professor to police custody for two days. Geelani was charged with sedition case in connection with an event on Afzal Guru in which anti-India slogans were allegedly raised. Also Read - ‘My Daughter's Soul Will Rest in Peace,’ Says Nirbhaya’s Mother After Courts Dismiss Convicts’ Pleas

Delhi Police arrested SAR Geelani in the wee hours of Tuesday after hours-long questioning on Monday night. Geelani was booked under IPC sections 124A (sedition), 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 149 (unlawful assembly). His arrest comes amid the raging row over the arrest of JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar over sedition charges in connection with an event on February 9 against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. (ALSO READ: JNU row: Is Delhi police scared of registering FIR against OP Sharma and Vikram Singh Chauhan?) Also Read - ‘Kill me Too’: Wife of Akshay Singh Faints Outside Court, Says She Also Wants Justice

On February 10, a group allegedly had shouted slogans hailing Afzal Guru at a event at Press Club, in which Geelani was present on the dais along with three other speakers. Taking suo motu cognisance of the matter, the police registered a case against Geelani and other unnamed persons on February 12. Police had claimed that Geelani was booked as he is presumed to be the “main organiser” of the event. Also Read - Nirbhaya Case: Convicts to Hang on March 20 as Patiala House Court Issues Fresh Death Warrant