Feb 9 : Protests against Afzal Guru’s hanging at Jantar Mantar, 21 detained

February 9, 2013


New Delhi: Delhi police lathicharge protestors at Jantar Mantar,
demonstrating against the hanging of Afzal Guru and detained at least
21 Kashmiri students. Female students were also assaulted. The
Kashmiri students were protesting against the ‘hanging’ of Afzal Guru
when a scuffle with RSS-BJP activists turned violent, witnesses say.
All the detained kashmiri students including girls were taken to
Mandir Marg police station. Girls were threatened to be raped by the
RSS activists. Social activist Gautam Navlakha was also bugged during
the protest. Senior journalist Iftikhar Geelani has also been put
under house arrest since early morning today. Media persons also faced
the wrath of the RSS goons who also threatened dire consequences and
barred them from doing their professional duties, witness say.