Delhi Police on Tuesday filed an FIR against seven persons in connection with the unrest in Jamia Millia Islamia University on Sunday. The police have named three Jamia students in the FIR along with former Congress MLA Asif Khan. The protest turned violent and protestors started pelting stones on policemen and also set DTC buses on fire, the FIR stated.
According to the FIR, police got information that several people will stage a protest march against the amended citizenship law till Parliament House and President House.
There was heavy deployment of police near the university and around 3 pm, several protestors, including men, women and local politicians, came from the university side, it said.
In this process, many police personnel got seriously injured. The protestors also vandalized the Tikona Park and Zakir Nagar Dhalan police booths. Around 70 to 80 motorcycles were also vandalized by them, it said.
Police were constantly asking the protestors to maintain peace, but they did not pay heed towards the repeated requests. They also vandalized CAT ambulances near the university, it added.