Patiala Court violence: Journalists seek appointment with home minister

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New Delhi, Feb 16: Several journalists have sought an appointment with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh following the violence that took place outside a Delhi court on Tuesday,Feb 16.

Journalists, teachers and students were attacked outside the court which was hearing the case relating to JNU Student Union leader Kanaihya Kumar. His custody was extended to February 17th.
The violence outside the court was captured on camera.


Some journalists had also alleged that a BJP law maker O P Sharma was attacking a student outside the court. The journalists want to meet with the home minister and seek action against those who indulged in violence.

Yesterday several faculty members of the JNU including five women were also attacked. Scenes of an advocate hitting a person were also witnessed outside the court yesterday. Journalists had complained that they were manhandled and threatened.

A group of journalists have sought an appointment with Singh to complain about yesterday's incident and seek immediate action against those involved in the violence.

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