AMU suspended twelve students for their alleged involvement in the violence

ALIGARH April 29:

The Aligarh Muslim University has suspended twelve students for their alleged involvement in the violence that erupted in the intervening night of April 23/24, 2016 claiming two lives.

According to an office memo by the Proctor, Prof. Mohd. Mohsin Khan, twelve students including Md. Mohsin Iqbal, MA, Faheem Akhtar, PhD, Azhar Amani Vazir, BSW, Mohammad Sadiq, BE (Civil), Mohd. Sohaib, B.Com., Mohd. Amir Khan, B.Com., Mohd. Zoraiz, PhD, Mohd. Amir Khan alias Chaudhary, MA, Mohd. Khalid Ali, BALLB, Zaidul Islam Sherwani, BALLB, Shahzaman Khan alias Shaikhu, PhD and Amir Khan, M.Com. have been placed under suspension from the rolls of the University, with immediate effect, pending enquiry, for committing acts of gross misconduct and indiscipline. The AMU Campus and its maintained institutions have also been placed out of bound for them.

The above students, along with their more than 150 companions, including some suspended, rusticated, former students and anti-social elements, allegedly involved in group firing and arson at the Proctor’s Office, in the intervening night of April 23/24. These elements also set on fire the Proctor’s Office, DSW Office and University Guest House no. 2 and destroyed CCTV camera of the VC Lodge, creating an atmosphere of tension on the campus by using illegal fire arms.

The AMU Proctor has urged the Provosts of the Halls of residence where the above suspended students are presently residing, to ensure that their rooms are vacated immediately.

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