“The woman student who was involved in sharing the videos online has been apprehended. She had made videos of some women students and sent those to a youth in Shimla who allegedly uploaded those on social media,” said police.
“It is a matter of videos being shot by a girl student and later circulated. FIR was registered in the matter and the accused student was arrested. No death reported related to this incident. As per medical records, no attempt to suicide was reported,” said senior superintendent of police, Mohali Vivek Soni on Chandigarh University row.
“Forensic evidence is being collected. So far no attempt to suicide has been reported. Medical records of students have been taken on record. People should not pay attention to any rumours,” he added.
The protest was held on the university campus located at Ludhiana-Chandigarh road past midnight.
During the protest, students shouted slogans, ‘We want justice’.
Police had to cane-charge students to disperse them.
Police said an investigation into the matter was under way.
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— Harjot Singh Bains (@harjotbains) 1663470206000
Punjab school education minister HS Bains on Twitter appealed to Chandigarh University students to remain calm and assured them that the guilty won’t be spared.
“I humbly request all the students of Chandigarh University to remain calm, no one guilty will be spared. It’s a very sensitive matter & relates to dignity of our sisters & daughters. We all including media should be very very cautious,it is also test of ours now as a society,” he tweeted.
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— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) 1663476516000
AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday tweeted that the culprits would get the ‘harshest punishment’.
“In Chandigarh University, a girl recorded objectionable videos of many girl students. This is very serious and shameful. All the culprits involved in this will get the harshest punishment. Victim girls have courage. We are all with you. All act with patience,” he tweeted.
(With inputs from agencies)