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Pistol, cartridges found on JNU campus amid protests over missing student

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.

delhi Updated: Nov 07, 2016 12:56 IST
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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 a student.(HT File Photo)

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

A black coloured bag was noticed by a security guard at around 2am, which contained a 7.65 pistol, seven cartridges and a screw driver, a senior police officer said.

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A case under Arms Act has been registered against unknown persons and an investigation is ongoing, said the officer.

A section of JNU students has been agitating over the disappearance of Najeeb, whose mother and sister have also joined the protests on campus.

The 27-year-old student, a native of Badaun in Uttar Pradesh, went missing on October 15 following an on-campus scuffle with alleged members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad.

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