Protest against citizenship law: Detained Jamia university students released

WION Web Team New Delhi Dec 16, 2019, 09.15 AM(IST)

JNU students holding protest at Delhi Police Headquarters, ITO, over Jamia Millia Islamia university incident. Photograph:( ANI )

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The midnight protests carried out by students in front of Delhi Police Headquarters was also called off by the students.

Jamia Millia Islamia University students, who were detained following a protest against Citizenship Amendment Act, have been released from Kalkaji and New Friends Colony (NFC) police stations on Monday, news agency ANI reported quoting Delhi Police.

The midnight protests carried out by students in front of Delhi Police Headquarters was also called off by the students.

 "All students detained from Kalkaji and New Friends Colony have been released," said Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa.

"Delhi police appealed the protesters to end their protest buses have also been arranged to drop the protestors. Injured students will also be released after treatment said Delhi Police in a statement," a statement released by the Delhi Police said.

The students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) had staged a protest at the police headquarters earlier on Sunday after the action by Delhi Police against students at Jamia University.