New Delhi, February 21: Three of the sixteen students who are wanted on charges of sedition by Delhi police were seen at the Jawaharlal Nehru campus on Sunday night, report said. The students are accused of raising anti-India slogans at an event organised by the JNU student union authorities commemorating 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Also Read - 'This is Plain Wrong', Vishal Dadlani Peeved With AAP Over Nod to Prosecute Kanhaiya in Sedition Case
Earlier this month Delhi police had registered a case of sedition against six main accused in the case, including JNU student union president Kanhaiya Kumar who was arrested on January 10 and is now lodged in the jail. Five of the students in the case had been absconding excluding 10 more students who are wanted in the anti-India slogan row. Also Read - Kanhaiya Kumar 'Welcomes' Delhi Govt's Prosecution Nod, Says 'Ensure Speedy Trial in Court of Law'
A report that appeared in NDTV suggest that three of the students wanted in sedition charges were seen surfacing at the JNU campus on Sunday evening. Read Also: (JNU row: Family members of Kanhaiya Kumar seek Prime Minister’s intervention) Also Read - 2016 JNU Sedition Case: Delhi Government Gives Nod to Prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid
One of the student Umar Khalid, a resident of Jamia Nagar Delhi is still missing. Khalid has been accused for organising the controversial event. Khalid’s father Syed Qasim Ilyas Rasool has asked him to surrender before police officials as soon as possible.
The Delhi police special team has searched several cities in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh for the absconding students and had alerted the airport authorities to look out for Umar Khalid.
The arrest of Kanhaiya Kumar following the violence erupted at the Patiala House Court on Monday and Wednesday has triggered a vociferous debate across the nation.
Academics across the world has shown their solidarity and support for Kanhaiya and the students of JNU. In last one week numbers of march has taken place across the country which was lead by various student union. Since the arrest of Kanhaiya, the government is criticised both by opposition and human rights activists across the globe.
The National Human Rights Commission in its report had said that the attack in the court complex on Kanhaiya was ‘organised and pre-planned.