New Delhi, December 17
Jamia Millia Islamia University Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar addressed the media on the police action on the students and stated that the university will approach the HRD Ministry and seek a high-level inquiry into the alleged attack. Addressing the media along with AP Siddiqui, Registrar of Jamia Millia Islamia, Akhtar said that the police entered the university campus without permission and around 200 students have been injured in the crackdown.
“The police entered the campus without permission. We will not tolerate police presence on campus. They scared our students with police brutality. There has been huge damage to university property. We will file FIR on damage of property and police action on students, we want high level inquiry. I will present facts to the HRD Minister,” Akhtar said at the press conference.
She also denied rumours of student casualties in the police action.