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JNU issues 25-point bulletin on missing student, clearly skips mentions of brawl
On Wednesday, Jawaharlal Nehru university (JNU) issued a 25-point bulletin regarding the case of Najeeb Ahmed, a JNU student who has been missing for the last 12 days from the campus.

But the university has been criticised for clearly not mentioning the brawl that took place before Najeeb went missing. The bulletin has quoted the hostel warden's report regarding the brawl stating "Najeeb had slapped Vikrant of the ABVP without any provocation and the issue was resolved by the warden with some disciplinary measures as Najeeb had admitted his mistake of initiating the brawl".

Jawaharlal Nehru University Teacher's Association (JNUTA) has strongly criticised the bulletin and issued a statement saying that it does not even mention that Najeeb was beaten up by a group of students. In fact, the university has omitted this fact even when this was mentioned by the warden in his statement.

"Such omission appears to be deliberate and could put serious questions on objectivity of the inquiry process. We are deeply worried if there is any attempt to give clean chit in advance to those who are out there to bring mob violence in JNU. Acts of intended omission and commission will not bring any good to university and slowly all sections will lose faith in administration" the statement issued by JNUTA said.

On Wednesday evening, about a hundred students tried to block the Nelson Mandela Marg as a protest against non-highlighting of the fact that Najeeb was also beaten up. Their protest led to congestion on the already busy stretch due to which they had to be detained by the police.

"It is a festival time and the stretch witnesses increased vehicular traffic in the evening. We tried to explain to the students, but they refused to listen following which we had to detain around 40 of them while the rest escaped," a senior police official said.

The students union of the university has alleged that the university administration has been complacent in its efforts to trace Najeeb.

Najeeb's family has also claimed that they have no faith in the JNU administration or the police investigation in their efforts to trace Najeeb.

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