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CAA Protest: Jadavpur University Students Thrashed, Women Molested; Three Arrested

The Incident Happened Late On Sunday Night When The Students Were Holding A Demonstration In Front Of Baghajatin I Block, A Senior Officer Of The Kolkata Police Said, Adding That Three Persons Have Been Arrested.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 23 Dec 2019, 10:55:44 PM
CAA Protest: Jadavpur University students thrashed, women molested; three arrested

New Delhi:

A group of Jadavpur University students who were protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Kolkata's Baghajatin area was allegedly thrashed and some of the women taking part in the agitation were molested, police said on Monday.

The incident happened late on Sunday night when the students were holding a demonstration in front of Baghajatin I Block, a senior officer of the Kolkata Police said, adding that three persons have been arrested. "A group of eight people allegedly attacked them with wooden sticks and thrashed the male students and molested the women demonstrators. The attackers also broke their camera and further threatened them," the officer said.

The students then went back to the Jadavpur University campus, around 2 km away, after which a police complaint was lodged.

"Acting upon credible inputs, three persons have been arrested. They have been booked under relevant sections of the IPC and we are further investigating the matter," the officer said.

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First Published : 23 Dec 2019, 10:42:16 PM