Aligarh. A case has been registered against Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam for making anti-national statements in Assam and Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh. The Imam is seen in a video viral on social media saying that Assam has been cut off from India.
He had said anti-nationals against the Citizenship Amendment Act on 16 January while participating in the Protest organized at Aligarh Muslim University. A case has been registered against him based on the video of the speech. Police said that a police team has been dispatched to arrest Sharjeel. Apart from Aligarh, the Assam government has also filed a lawsuit against Sharjeel.
Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that he was surprised by Sharjeel's statement that is causing unrest in the country. He said that he (Sharjeel) is talking about his strategy to cut Assam out of the country by provoking people. We have taken this into consideration and a law has been registered against him by law.