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JNU missing student row: Bag containing pistol and live cartridges found within premises

New Delhi: A bag containing a pistol and live cartridges was found in the JNU campus, which is witnessing an agitation by a section of students over disappearance of MSc Biotechnology student Najeeb Ahmed.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The black colored bag was noticed by a security guard of JNU at around 2 am on Monday. It contained a 7.65 pistol, seven cartridges and a screw driver, said a senior police officer.

The guard informed the JNU authorities about the bag, who in turn called the police.

A case under Arms Act has been registered against unknown persons and an investigation has been undertaken, said the officer.

A section of JNU students is agitating over the issue of the disappearance of Najeeb. They have also been joined by the mother and sister of the missing student.

Najeeb, 27, a student of School of Biotechnology and a native of Badaun in Uttar Pradesh, went missing on 15 October following an on-campus scuffle allegedly with the members of ABVP.

Published Date: Nov 07, 2016 12:58 PM | Updated Date: Nov 07, 2016 12:58 PM

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