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9 booked after Aligarh varsity law student is shot

Mohammad Khalid was returning to his hostel after a students’ meeting to discuss the issue of minority status of AMU when the bike-borne assailants opened fire at him and then attacked him with a sharp-edged weapon.

india Updated: Jan 31, 2016 19:16 IST
A law student at the Aligarh Muslim University sustained serious injuries after being attacked by nine persons.
A law student at the Aligarh Muslim University sustained serious injuries after being attacked by nine persons.(Shutterstock)

A law student at the Aligarh Muslim University was attacked by nine persons Shamshad Market, adjoining the university campus.

The victim, Mohammad Khalid, was returning to his hostel after a students’ meeting to discuss the issue of minority status of AMU when the bike-borne assailants opened fire at him and then attacked him with a sharp-edged weapon, AMU spokesperson Rahat Abrar said.

The victim was rushed to the Jawarlal Nehru Medical College where his condition is stated to be serious.

“Personal rivalry led to the incident,” Abrar said. An FIR was registered at civil lines police station against nine persons including five AMU students and some former students. Those named in the FIR include Siraj, Faisal Mustafa, Divyaanshu, Dawood and Mohammad Faizan.