Delhi Police identifies JNUSU chief Aishe Ghosh, 8 others as suspects in JNU violence
The nine suspects are not detained yet, but the process of interrogation of suspects would begin soon, said a senior police officer. JNUSU chief Aishe Ghosh's name is also included in the suspect's list
New Delhi: The Delhi Police Crime Branch investigating the case of violence in Jawaharlal Nehru University has identified and released photographs of nine suspects. The suspects include JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh.
DCP Joy Tirkey, who is heading a Special Investigation Team, said at a press conference that the suspects are Chunchun Kumar, Pankaj Mishra, Aishe Ghosh, Waskar Vijay, Sucheta Talukraj, Priya Ranjan, Dolan Sawant, Yogendra Bhardwaj, Vikas Patel.
The senior police official said that no suspect had been detained yet, but the process of interrogation of suspects would begin soon.
Three cases have been registered till now, and they are being investigated by us, the SIT chief said. Addressing the media Tirkey also released images of the suspects.
The DCP said that the team was investigating three cases registered in connection with the series of events which had started from January 3.
"On January 3 a group entered the computer room forcefully, manhandled the staff and turned off the server switch which led to the cancellation of the registration process. In this connection, JNU administration registered a case, but again on January 4 students clashed with staff and a glass door of the server room was broken. It was damaged, and then again agitators clashed with students who were in line for registrations," Tirkey said to media.
On January 5, more than 30 students of the university, including JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh, were injured.