Shot fired near university in Delhi amid anti-CAA protest

Delhi, anti-CAA protest, Jamia Millia Islamia University

New Delhi - The firing incident was reported near gate number five at the university.


Published: Mon 3 Feb 2020, 6:01 AM

Last updated: Mon 3 Feb 2020, 1:41 PM

The Delhi Police has registered an FIR in connection with the firing incident that took place near Jamia Millia Islamia University on Sunday night.
ACP Jagdish Yadav said, "Statements have been recorded. On their basis, FIR has been registered under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 307/34 and Section 27 of the Arms Act."
He said that a team will go to the spot and collect the CCTV footage from gate number five and seven.
"Further details which will come out will be included in the FIR. Action will be taken," the ACP said.

A statement was made by an eyewitness in the FIR saying, "On Sunday, at around 11:30 pm, at gate number seven, two people in a two-wheeler were approaching towards the Jamia University. The person on the pillion seat stood up and shot a bullet. They later escaped towards Holy Family Hospital."
The firing incident was reported near gate number five at the university following which people including some students of the varsity gathered outside the Jamia Nagar police station.
They returned from the Jamia Nagar police station after their complaint was registered. 

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