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Bag containing country-made gun, cartridges found at JNU campus; Delhi Police begin probe

The Police Later Seized The Bag And Filed A Case Against Unidentified Persons Under The Arms Act.

PTI | Updated on: 07 Nov 2016, 12:33:41 PM
A file photo of the JNU campus in Delhi.

New Delhi:

A bag containing a pistol and live cartridges was found in the JNU campus, which is witnessing an agitation by a section of students over disappearance of MSc Biotechnology student Najeeb Ahmed. 

The black-colored bag was noticed by a security guard of JNU at around 2am on Monday. It contained a 7.65-caliber pistol, seven cartridges and a screw driver, said a senior police officer. 

The guard informed about the bag to the JNU authorities who called police. 

A case under Arms Act has been registered against identified persons and investigation has been undertaken, said the officer. 

A section of JNU students is agitating over the issue of disappearance of Najeeb. They have also been joined by mother and sister of the missing student.

Najeeb, 27, a student of School of Biotechnology and a native of Badaun in Uttar Pradesh, went missing on October 15 following an on-campus scuffle allegedly with the members of ABVP. 

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First Published : 07 Nov 2016, 10:50:00 AM