10 arrested for Jamia violence, none students

Students of Jamia Millia Islamia University staged a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act on Friday (December 13). Photo: PTI

Ten people with criminal background have been arrested for allegedly being involved in the violence near Jamia Millia Islamia University, police said on Tuesday (December 17).

The accused were arrested on Monday night, they said.

A senior police officer said that no student has been arrested.

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The university had turned into a battlefield on Sunday (December 15) as police entered the campus and also used force, following protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, which led to violence and arson in which four DTC buses, 100 private vehicles and 10 police bikes were damaged.

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