India ‘sedition’ students arrested

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Umar Khalid was one of a organisers of a criticism on 9 February

Two Indian students indicted of mutiny for assisting organize a criticism during Delhi’s prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), have handed themselves into police.

Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya were among several wanted by police.

The detain of JNU tyro kinship conduct Kanhaiya Kumar progressing this month led to protests and clashes opposite India.

The 9 Feb criticism over a 2013 unresolved of a Kashmiri male allegedly saw a chanting of anti-India slogans.

After Mr Kumar was arrested a other students named in tie with a protests went blank though they resurfaced during JNU on Sunday night.

Police did not enter a campus though late on Tuesday night Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya left university premises of their possess settle and handed themselves over. Police can't enter though accede from university authorities, reports say.

Police have now demanded that a remaining students – Ashutosh Kumar, Anant Prakash Narayan, Riyazul Haq and Rama Naga – surrender.

Critics have cursed a charges as an conflict on leisure of expression, though supervision ministers have refused to behind down, vowing to retaliate what they report as “anti-national elements”.

In a arise of a demonstration, some internal media indicted Umar Khalid of carrying links with a Pakistan-based Islamist belligerent organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad, nonetheless a supervision after denied a reports.

“I’m not a terrorist,” Mr Khalid told a gathering. “I have never projected myself as a Muslim while doing politics on campus. we always attempted to see exploitation of Muslims along with a exploitation faced by Dalits, tribals and others.”

The criticism was over a execution of Afzal Guru who was convicted of a 2001 tract to conflict India’s parliament, charges he always denied. The attack, in that 14 people died, was carried out by Kashmiri militants.

His 2013 unresolved sparked protests in Kashmir, and he was seen as a sufferer and a pitch of viewed injustice. But many of India’s politicians were hurt when reports flush of anti- India slogans chanted during a criticism hold to symbol his execution.

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