Published On : Thu, Mar 2nd, 2017

What St Stephen’s students beaten up by ABVP told police

New Delhi: Delhi Police’s Crime Branch, which is probing the clashes at Ramjas College, has recorded the statements of two St Stephen’s College students who were allegedly beaten up by supporters of ABVP.

The two St Stephen’s students- a boy and a girl- have alleged that they were beaten up outside the Ramjas College canteen by ABVP supporters, said a senior police officer.

The girl has also alleged that she was hit with a stone by the ABVP supporters, he said. The Crime Branch team has till now received 25 complaints from the both the sides and is contacting students to record their statements.

“We have contacted students to join the probe. AISA activists have said that they will come together to record their statement. We had also shared our email IDs with the students and in all, we have received 25 complaints,” he said.

The complaints mainly pertain to being roughed up and that of molestation. “There are some complaints that have claimed that while they were being roughed up, policemen were standing there. But none of the complainants have alleged that they were beaten up by the policemen,” he said.

Meanwhile, senior Delhi Police officials also met Ramjas college authorities and requested them to ensure “peaceful coexistence of students of different ideologies”.