JNU's Umar Khalid, Accused of Sedition, Says He Is Not Terrorist

Umar Khalid, one of the six students accused of raising hostile to national slogans at the JNU on February 9, late on Sunday said he was "not a terrorist", including the BJP government "required an excuse to focus on the campus".

"My name is Umar Khalid and I'm not a terrorist," Khalid, who fled the campus after the matter got to be not kidding, said, condemning the media trial that branded him a terrorist.

Umar Khalid Of JNU Said Not Terrorist

The attack on the university is not in view of the program which was sorted out on Feburary 9, but since the administration needs an excuse to attack them, Khalid said, tending to students before the administrator block at the campus.

Khalid, alongside four other accused, Anant Prakash Narayan, Ashutosh Kumar, Rama Naga, Anirban Bhattacharya, returned back to the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus late on Sunday.

Khalid said that the media, this while, introduced a great deal of things about him. The media trial, this propaganda made him comprehend what his family was experiencing.

He likewise refuted the media reports that he made 800 calls to 'Inlet or Kashmir' a couple of days before the program was sorted out.

JNU has been on the boil over the capture of its students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar on sedition charges after a few students sorted out a meet to mark the anniversaries of executions of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front fellow benefactor Maqbool Bhat. Hostile to India slogans were raised at the gathering.

Umar Khalid On Media

The Delhi Police, who have issued a Lookout Circular for the five students, landed at the campus yet were not permitted to enter as they require authorization from the Vice Chancellor. "We will hold up outside the campus on the off chance that they need to surrender," a police officer said.

The five students are confronting charges of sedition for professedly raising what the Delhi Police terms 'hostile to national' slogans amid a challenge occasion held against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Umar Khalid reemerged on Sunday night in the JNU campus saying they didn't do anything incorrectly yet were "framed" utilizing "doctored video".

While police surged a team to the campus on accepting information about them, the students kept up that "they won't surrender however police can come and capture them".

The five students had disappeared from the campus on February 12 after JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested in a sedition case.

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