JNU protest: Delhi police issues alert over alleged Hafiz Saeed's tweet

New Delhi, Feb 13: The Delhi police issued an alert across the country in the wake of a tweet allegedly posted by 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed.

The Delhi police has posted this message on its official Twitter handle.

High alert issued in Delhi

Saeed's message read: "We request our Pakistani Brothers to trend #SupportJNU for our pro-Pakistani JNUites brothers."

The development soon after Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on Friday in a case of sedition and criminal conspiracy, police said.

Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested for raising anti-India slogans at an event organised by the students to commemorate the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, who was hanged in Tihar Jail in 2014.

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He was arrested by the Vasant Kunj north police in south Delhi.

The university witnessed violent clashes between two students groups on Tuesday night over an event after which police were deployed to maintain law and order. The students from a Left wing organisation were to hold an event marking the death anniversary of Guru in which anti-India slogans were raised.

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