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Attack on Kashmiri student: JKSA takes up matter with Delhi LGs’ Office, DCP South East

Says, FIR No. 96/23 U/S 324 /506 IPC has been registered, Massive manhunt launched to nab the Culprit

NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir Students Association (JKSA) has taken up the matter of Kashmiri students with Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinay Saxenas’ office and requested them to look into the matter. The Student namely Mehreen Riyaz is pursuing a medical degree from a Private institution namely Holy Family College of Nursing in New Delhi. She was attacked by an auto driver with a sharp object near NFC Delhi.

In a statement, National Convenor of Association, Nasir Khuehami took up the matter with Rakesh Ranjan, Media Advisor to Delhi Lieutenant Governor and Secretary to Lieutenant Governor Abhijeet Rai and urged them to intervene in this Matter & to take cognizance of such a gory incident that happened near New Friends Colony in New Delhi and to get the culprit arrested at the earliest. They informed Khuehami that Lieutenant Govenors’ Office will look into the matter immediately and will direct the concerned DCP to take strict and immediate action against the accused Auto driver. The injured student was rushed to a hospital for treatment.

Khuehami also Spoke to DCP South East Rajesh Deo and urged him to take strict action against the accused. On intervention, DCP informed him that, the matter is being dealt with as per the law. The student hired an auto rickshaw from her residence to NFC Market. After reaching CC Market NFC an altercation took place between her and the auto driver over the issue of fare. The auto driver infuriated and attacked her with a sharp object and she received injuries on her lower abdomen on right side. An FIR 96/23 has been registered under the Indian penal code sections 324/506 at Police Station NFC New Delhi and further investigation is underway. Efforts are being made to nab the auto driver, Khuehami added while quoting DCP South East.

Association North India Vice President Sheikh Azhar expressed deep concern over the incident and demanded swift action from the Delhi Police to ensure justice for the victim. The J&K Students Association has called for the formation of a special task force to deal with such incidents and provide a sense of security to the students. The association has also appealed to civil society to come forward and condemn such acts of violence against Kashmiri students.

The incident highlights the need for better sensitization and awareness among people about the diversity of the country and the need for a more inclusive society. It is important to create an environment where people from all parts of the country feel safe and secure. This incident serves as a reminder of the need for better safety measures and awareness of diversity in our society, Azhar added.

Meanwhile, the Association in its Statement urged Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinay Saxena to take appropriate measures for instilling a sense of security among the students studying in the NCT and ensured that no student is harmed or harassed. Association hoped that Delhi Police will take swift action to nab the culprit and ensure justice for the victim.


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