Aligarh, February 15: An FIR has been registered against an Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) student Basim Hilal, over his tweet on Thursday's horrific terror attack on Indian CRPF forces in Pulwama . The student who put out the tweet has been booked under section 153A IPC (Indian Penal Code) and Section 67A of the IT Act. Hilal has also been suspended by the University. Pulwama Terror Attack: Jammu And Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Admits Intelligence Failure, Says 'We Are Fault Also'.
Talking on the incident, AMU Professor Omar Saleem Peerzada said that, "We've come to know of the highly objectionable tweet. Taking immediate cognizance he has been suspended by AMU administration." Pulwama Terror Attack: List of 42 Jawans on CRPF Bus Attacked By JeM in Jammu & Kashmir.
The professor added, "We won't let the University be discredited. We've zero tolerance. He hails from Kashmir and was a BSc Mathematics student."
The student in his tweet mocked the tragic incident by borrowing a line from Uri-The Surgical Strike film, and paraphrased it to, "How's the Jaish? Great sir." Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Pakistan based terror organisation run by Masood Azhar claimed the responsibility for the attack on CRPF on Thursday. Pulwama Terror Attack: Here's What We Know So Far About The Suicide Attack That Killed 40 CRPF Jawans in Jammu And Kashmir.
A user on Twitter shared the screenshot of the objectionable tweet by AMU student Basim Hilal hailing from Kashmir. The screenshot shows him saying
See the Picture of the Tweet Below:
#AMU Bsc Mathematics #student, Basim Hilal #hails #Pulwama attacked, #booked by #Aligarh #police; university #suspends Basim. @AligarhMuslimUn @HRDMinistry @PrakashJavdekar @TOIWestUP @aligarhpolice pic.twitter.com/UKkLaORNsY
— Anuja Jaiswal (@anujajTOI) February 15, 2019
The attacks on convoy of 76th Battalion of the CRPF took place on Thursday, while the convoy was passing from the the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Awantipora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday evening around 3.30 pm. Pulwama Attack: PM Narendra Modi Vows to Give Befitting Reply to JeM Strike, Says 'Army Given Free Hand'.
At least 40 soldiers have been martyred and over a dozen seriously injured after a truck laden with explosives rammed into a CRPF vehicle which was part of the convoy. The Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility for the attack and the bomber who carried out the Fidayeen attack has been identified as Adil Ahmed Dar, a 20-year-old local belonging to south Kashmir's Pulwama district.