Moments later Delhi Police rounded up scores of students from Jamia Millia Islamia following this evening’s violence, the university stated the police entered the university by force and attacked the pupils. On the other hand, the police stated they were just making the needful to make the situation under control.
The clash within a crowd and the police lead a protest march by the students opposing the new citizenship law.
In the evening, the police had rounded up the students and placed them under arrest. A student claimed that some of the students were picked up from the library.
“The police have entered the campus by force, no permission was given. Our staff and students are being beaten up and forced to leave the campus,” Waseem Ahmed Khan, Chief Proctor of the university, told journalists.
“We only began to control the condition after the violence,” news agency ANI quoted senior police officer Chinmaya Biswal as saying. “Our only interest is to push the mob back, so law and order can be restored in the area. We have no problem with university (Jamia Millia Islamia University) students,” he added.