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J&K students charged with raising pro-Pak slogans in UP college

Two complaints have been received, one by students of Kalka Dental College and Hospital and the other by Bajrang Dal activists, police said.

PTI, Meerut [Published on:22 Jun 2017, 9:30 PM IST]
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A police complaint has been lodged against some Kashmiri students at a dental college here for allegedly shouting pro-Pakistan slogans and uploading objectionable picture of Indian cricket team on social media after the ICC Champions Trophy final. 

Two complaints have been received, one by students of Kalka Dental College and Hospital and the other by Bajrang Dal activists, police said. 

The right wing activists have demanded their arrest, police said, adding a probe has been launched. The administration of the college, located in Partapur area, has said that a committee has been constituted to probe the incident. Meanwhile, some Kashmiri students, including girls, were reported to have left their hostel. 

"After India's defeat in the Champions Trophy final, some Kashmiri students are alleged to have raised pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans," Anand Kumar, the additional director general of police, Meerut Zone, told PTI. 

Police are taking the matter seriously, the ADG said, adding they along with the Local Investigation Unit (LIU) are working on the case. As of now, a case has been registered by the police and further action would be taken only after initial inquiry. 

The principal of the college told the press that a committee has been formed to probe the matter and if the students are found guilty, stern action will be taken against them. The college has around 60 students from Jammu and Kashmir.