The Delhi Police on Friday has revealed the identity of goons who had barged into the campus on Sunday and had attacked the students and teachers at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus.
The Delhi police has named Aishe Ghosh, the President of the JNU student union, and nine other people for the violence that shamed the country.
As per the Delhi police, Aishe Ghosh and other members of the Left groups had attacked the server room at JNU to stop online registrations. The aim was to ensure the strike against fee hike continues.
According to Delhi Police, all of it started on January 3. While a majority of students wanted to register for the winter semester but some students’ bodies didn’t allow them. Bodies including SFI, AISF, SIDA, and DSF had tampered the server, halting the registration.
Delhi Police also released the names of other suspects. They are Chunchun Kumar, Pankaj Mishra, Aishe Ghosh, Waskar Vijay, Sucheta Talukdar, Priya Ranjan, Dolan Sawant, Yogendra Bhardwaj and Vikas Patel.
Aishe Ghosh is the president of the Left-controlled JNU students’ union while Yogendra Bhardwaj and Vikas Patel are said to be members of the BJP-linked Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad or ABVP.
No suspects have been arrested till now since the day the incident had happened. However, police had said it will interrogate the matter and take all the necessary actions once the suspects are identified.
To note, Aishe Ghosh besides 30+ students and teachers were injured during the JNU violence.
As per a report by Hindustan Times, the police say that four of the five WhatsApp groups, whose screenshots had gone viral a day after the violence, were also created on Sunday.