New Delhi: The Jamia Millia Islamia on Sunday clarified that it has not launched the brand new video which is circulating on social media displaying some males in paramilitary and police personnel uniform beating up college students within the college’s library on December 15.
The 48-second video, which seems to be a CCTV footage, purportedly exhibits some seven to eight individuals in paramilitary and police personnel uniform coming into the Outdated Studying Corridor and beating up college students with batons. These in paramilitary and police uniform have their face lined.
“It has come to our notice that some video with regard to police brutality in Dr Zakir Husain Library of the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is in circulation. This is to clarify that the video has not been released by the university,” the institute’s public relations officer Ahmad Azeem stated.
The video was launched by the Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC), a gaggle comprising JMI college students and alumni. The group was fashioned after the alleged police brutality on the campus on December 15.
The college had was a battlefield on December 15 because the police entered the campus to search for outsiders who have been concerned in incidents of violence and arson just a few metres away from the tutorial institute throughout a protest towards the Citizenship (Modification) Act.
Based on the general public relations officer, the JCC, which is definitely a joint coordination committee of scholars and alumni of the college, is spearheading the stir towards the Citizenship (Modification) Act, the Nationwide Inhabitants Register (NPR) and the Nationwide Register of Residents on the Maulana Mohammed Ali Jauhar Highway outdoors the college’s gate quantity seven.
“This is to clarify that JCC is not an official body of the university. Any communication from JCC should not be taken as version of the university” Ahmad Azeem stated.
“A number of Twitter accounts, Facebook pages and other users on different social media platforms are using Jamia Millia Islamia’s name, creating confusion among the people. The university’s official Twitter handle is @jmiu_official. Official verified Facebook page is Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi @jmiofficial and official Instagram account is jamiamilliaislamia_official,” the official stated.
“We have also requested Twitter to verify our official handle and will also ask other social media platforms to do the same,” he stated.