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37 identified in WhatsApp group linked to JNU attack

Source: ANI  -  Edited By: Roshneesh Kmaneck
January 11, 2020 15:05 IST

Thirty-seven people from the 60-member WhatsApp group named 'Unity against Left' have been identified by the Special Investigation Team, the Delhi Police have revealed.

According to the police, the group was created against the Left parties on January 5, the day when violence broke out in Jawaharlal Nehru University premises.


Earlier, the Delhi Police Crime Branch investigating the case of violence in JNU had identified and released photographs of nine suspects, including Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union president Aishe Ghosh.

"Those identified includes -- Chunchun Kumar, Pankaj Mishra, Aishe Ghosh, Waskar Vijay, Sucheta Talukraj, Priya Ranjan, Dolan Sawant, Yogendra Bhardwaj, Vikas Patel," DCP Joy Tirkey, who is heading an SIT said.

On January 5, more than 30 students, including Ghosh, were taken to the AIIMS Trauma Centre after a masked mob entered the JNU and attacked the students and professors with sticks and rods. 

Source: ANI  -  Edited By: Roshneesh Kmaneck