The Special Investigation Team identified the suspects in the JNU attack on the basis of videos and photos that went viral on social media platforms
New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has identified seven more people who are allegedly involved in the violence that erupted in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on January 5.
According to reports, the accused were identified on the basis of videos and the photos that went viral on social media platforms.
Also, statements of the warden, security guards and five students have been recorded by the police, the sources added.
37 people from the 60-member WhatsApp group named 'Unity against Left' have been already identified by the SIT, Delhi Police had said in a press conference on Friday.
According to police, the group was created against the Left parties on January 5, the day when violence broke out in JNU premises.
Earlier, the Crime Branch investigating the case of violence in JNU had identified and released photographs of nine suspects, including JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh.
DCP Joy Tirkey, who is heading a Special Investigation Team, said at a press conference that the suspects are Chunchun Kumar, Pankaj Mishra, Aishe Ghosh, Waskar Vijay, Sucheta Talukraj, Priya Ranjan, Dolan Sawant, Yogendra Bhardwaj, Vikas Patel.
On January 5, more than 30 students of the university, including JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh, were injured.
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Last Updated Jan 12, 2020, 11:10 AM IST