New Delhi, June 11: A raw video footage showing students shouting anti-India slogans during a February 9 event in Jawaharlal Nehru University campus, aired by a Hindi news channel, has been found “authentic”, police officials claimed on Saturday.  The raw footage, obtained from a news channel and sent to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) forensic lab in the national capital, was found authentic, sources said. ALSO READ: JNU row: Court seeks status report from police Also Read - Hathras: Sedition Case Filed Against Kerala Journalist & 3 Others Arrested Over Alleged PFI Link

The video footage led to filing of a case of sedition against JNU Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar and his fellow research scholars Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, triggering a nationwide debate on sedition.  However, senior officials of the Special Cell remained tight-lipped and refused to comment on the issue.  According to the sources, the report from the CBI lab was received by the Special Cell on June 8. Also Read - Northeast Delhi Violence: Former JNU Student Umar Khalid Arrested by Crime Branch

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