A video of JNU students forcibly preventing the crew of Republic TV, Times Now and Zee News from covering the students’ protests has now gone viral.
In the video, a group of JNU students are seen preventing the representatives of the three channels from covering the students’ protests. At one point, a female student is saying, “No Zee News, No Republic TV and no Times Now.”
The female student is then seen approaching the Republic TV representative, “No Republic TV. This is a collective decision. It doesn’t matter what you are saying. We are saying very nicely. Please leave. You don;t need a sentence.”
Meanwhile, Delhi Police has registered an FIR against a JNU professor on complaints that he had been sexually harassing female students. The professor is question in Atul Johri. A group of JNU students had approached the Vasant Kunj (north) police station claiming that the professor was in the habit of making explicit remarks on their clothes and touched them inappropriately while delivering lessons.
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DCP (south-west) Milind Dumbere said that a case under sections related to molestation (354 IPC) and outraging the modesty of a woman (509 IPC) had been lodged against the professor.