Delhi, February 18: Jamia student Mohammad Mustafa has demanded compensation after he was injured in the police brutality in Jamia Milia Islamia's campus on December 15 last year. Mustafa has filed a petition in Delhi court seeking compensation of Rs 1 crore for his injuries. He said that he was sitting in the campus library when the cops attacked and thrashed him. Delhi Police Personnel Seen Smashing CCTV Cameras in Latest Video of December 15 Jamia Violence.
“I wanted to sit for the civil services exams this year, but I can’t because the cops injured both my hands. The metacarpal on my left hand yet to heal," Mustafa, who is pursuing master's in social exclusion and Inclusive police, said. Students or Protesters? Video of Delhi Police Assault Inside Jamia Millia Islamia Library Goes Viral With Different Claims.
उच्च न्यायालय में 1करोड़ के मुआवजे का मुकदमा करने वाले मोहम्मद मुस्तफा:मैं लाइब्रेरी में पढ़ रहा था,5:30बजे टीयर गैस की सीलिंग होने लगी। 6बजे जबरदस्ती पुलिस अंदर आती है,कोई चेतावनी नहीं देती,सब पर लाठी चार्ज होता है।मुझे भी मारा जाता है जबकि मेरा प्रदर्शन से कोई लेना-देना नहीं था pic.twitter.com/bdBQU0odPU
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The 26-year-old student from Bihar said that he was beaten by cops even after he didn't participate in the protest. Speaking to Times of India, Mustafa said that cops shouted "chahiye azadi?" to which he replied, "nahi, sarkari naukari chahiye."
On Saturday, Jamia co-ordination committee shared a CCTV footage of police thrashing students in the Jamia library. The footage shows multiple police officials in full riot gear baton-charging students.
Another clip showed panic-stricken students assembled in the library when few men who hid their face with handkerchief entered the library. Another video released on Monday, shows police forces brutally hitting the students and smashing CCTV.