Delhi Police arrests 38-year-old man in connection with 15 December Jamia Millia Islamia violence

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a man in connection with the December violence near the Jamia Millia Islamia university, officials said.

 Delhi Police arrests 38-year-old man in connection with 15 December Jamia Millia Islamia violence

File image of policemen outside Jamia Millia Islamia University. PTI

He has been been identified as Aashu Khan (38) from Jamia Nagar, they said. Khan was sent to two-day police remand by a court, the officials said.

On 15 December, scores of people, including Jamia students and policemen, were injured, four DTC buses were set afire and over 100 private vehicles were damaged when protesters opposing the amended citizenship law turned violent and clashed with police near New Friends Colony.

Police had used batons and tear gas shells to disperse the protesters and entered the Jamia campus where several students were beaten up and detained.

Updated Date: Apr 05, 2020 09:04:25 IST



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