Rajasthan police arrests two youths for ‘beating’ Kashmiri students

Police in Rajasthan has arrested two youths over the incident of a scuffle with few Kashmiri students of Mewar University in the state and filed an FIR against them.

IGP Rajasthan, Anand Srivastava, told a local news gathering agency that the police have thoroughly investigated the incident and have found no pre-planned conspiracy in the incident.

“Few Kashmiri students were in the market when two youths from Rajasthan had an argument with them that followed a scuffle. Police immediately rushed to the spot to intervene,” Srivastava said.

“There was no injury to any Kashmiri students. We immediately took action and arrested the two youths and filed an FIR into the incident,” he said.

Chairperson of the university, Ashok Kumar Gadiya, said that the varsity had complained to the police against the arrested youth.

“Two students had received minor injuries and they were given medical treatment in the hospital. We have talked to the students and assured safety to all Kashmiri students. There is no need to worry. It is our responsibility to safeguard the students,” Gadiya said.

As per reports, protests had erupted in Mewar University in Chittorgarh after some Kashmiri students were beaten up.

While the students claimed that locals in Gangrar village had beaten 10 of them, but the police said it was a minor scuffle involving three students.

Following these reports, Jammu and Kashmir Police contacted Rajasthan Police to take cognisance of the incident.




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