Kashmiri Ph.D from Barkatullah University physically attacked in Bhopal

Bhopal(PTI): A 28-year-old student from Kashmir pursuing his Ph.D from Barkatullah University was today attacked by some unidentified persons near a stationary shop here, a senior official said.

“The incident occurred in noon when Sajjad Ahmed was standing at a stationary shop near Surendra Place for purchasing some articles when a group of eight-ten persons attacked him,” Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Bhopal, Raman Singh told PTI.

Ahmed is pursuing his doctorate in adult education stream.

On the complaint filed by him with Bagh Sevania police station, a case has been lodged under various sections of the IPC for rioting and criminal intimidation.

In the past, some Kashmiri students of Barkatullah University had staged a protest before the Vice Chancellor’s office after they were targeted by some unidentified youth.