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Sushant Singh, Umar Khalid booked for Gateway protest

January 09, 2020 11:15 IST

Actor Sushant Singh, student leader Umar Khalid, human rights lawyer Mihir Desai and a few others are among the protesters named in the first information report (FIR) for unlawful assembly for the demonstration at the Gatway of India against the Jawaharlal Nehru Universtiy violence, an official said on Wednesday.


The Colaba Police have registered an offence against more than 350 persons for the 34-hour-long protest at the Gateway of India.

Apart from Singh, Khalid and Desai, those booked for unlawful assembly and violation of Mumbai Police Commissioner's prohibitory orders included Tata Institute of Social Sciences professor Meena Gopal, student leaders Shefali Saini, Bilal Khan, Suvarna Sable and Feroz Mithiborwala, he said.

Some of the persons named in the FIR at the Colaba Police Station also fingure in another FIR registered at the Mata Ramabai Ambedkar Marg Police for protesting at Hutatma Chowk, he said.

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