Srinagar: The Kashmiri student of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Science and Technology (SKUAST) who was arrested in Bhopal was released after spending two days in Police custody, Registrar SKUAST said Friday.
The student was part of a team gone to Bhopal for a training course, sources said.
“A team from the university today rushed to Bhopal and got the boy released. We are yet to get the charges framed against him. Actually the students were carrying potable gas cylinder and it was the cause for the whole issue,” SKUAST registrar told Kashmir Reader.
Earlier Bhopal Police arrested a Kashmiri student who was part of the tour sponsored SKUAST, Srinagar.
SKUAST sources said that a group of 24 B.Tech students, including 17 females had gone to Bhopal, Maharashtra and Haryana for 3 months training course.
After completing their training course, on January 31, these students boarded a train from Bhopal to Delhi. In their AC Coach vide number 12155, a local woman first questioned them and later tweeted “Dozens of Kashmiris carrying a bomb in Delhi-bound Bhopal train”, sources said.
The Kashmiri students were later paraded and photographed. The cops after questioning detained one of the students and lodged him at Habibgunj Police Station. The detained student was identified as Muhammad Idrees of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.