Mahendragarh incident: Veeri says matter taken up with Haryana Govt, 3 persons arrested
JAMMU, FEB 03: Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri today informed the House that following the State Government’s intervention, a case has been registered and investigations started into the incident of attack on some J&K students at the Central University Mahendragarh in Haryana.
Responding to the point of information raised by Legislators Altaf Ahmad Wani and G M Saroori and joined by other members, the Minister said that immediately after the incident was reported, J&K’s Principal Secretary Home on the directions of Chief Minister contacted Home Secretary of Haryana and Deputy Commissioner Mahendragarh.
He said a case has been registered and investigation is taken up by the Mahendragarh police into the incident. Besides, the DGP J&K also took up the matter with DGP Haryana. So far, 3 persons have been arrested and further action is being taken against the persons involved.
Giving details, the Minister said that reports were received that 2 students namely Aftab and Amjad residents of Rajouri studying in Central University Mahendragarh in Haryana were attacked by some miscreants thereby causing minor injuries to them.
With regard to another incident of detention of Kashmiri student by railway police, the Minister informed the House that a group of students from SKUAST after completing their training course at Bhopal boarded a train from Bhopal to Delhi.
Reportedly, in the train a woman clicked a photograph with a caption which created confusion in which railway police detained one of the students Muhammad Idrees of Anantnag district, he said.
However, on the intervention of SKUAST and police authorities, the student has been released and is on his way back to Kashmir, the Minister informed.