JNU students Union Leader imprisoned in same cell as of Afzal Guru
NEW DELHI: JNU students union leader Kanhaiya Kumar has been imprisoned in the same jail where Afzal Guru was lodged.
Kanhaiya Kumar has been kept in jail number 3 of Tahir jail under suicide watch in same conditions as Afzal Guru who was executed for sedition charges three years ago.
Union leader will have to stay in the jail till 2nd March.
The prison authorities have called a high security alert and he has been kept under a multi-layered security.
Kanhaiya was arrested under sedition charges in connection with JNU event where anti-national slogans were allegedly raised last week.
He has been attacked twice by lawyers during his arrival to court in Delhi.
Students and Teacher bodies of different universities are protesting against his arrest and demanding his release.
It is India’s biggest nationwide students protest in which thousands of students and academics boycotted classes in an escalating conflict with authorities.