Warangal Police picked up alleged ‘Maoist’ student from OU hostel


A student registered in an exceedingly post graduation course in Hyderabad’s Osmania University was picked up from his hostel by the Warangal police on the allegations of being a Maoist sympathizer, who was concerned within the burning of a construction machine.

The Times of India reported:

Students of Osmania University aforesaid that Azad, 26, an MA Philosophy student, who was earlier a lively member of OUJAC, had been taken into the custody on weekday. He was taken into the custody on basis of info given by 2 persons held antecedently .The student, who was at C Hostel, was rounded up by many policemen. Police officers reportedly aimed their guns at him, dragged him out of his space, then shoved him into a waiting vehicle, sources aforementioned. As several as twenty policemen were concerned during this arrest.
“We came to understand that it had been Mulugu police who picked him up and that we suppose that he should be a Maoist sympathiser,” deputy commissioner of police (East Zone) A Ravindar in Hyderabad.

The Hindu reportable that Azad was set-aside in 2 cases, each for burning equipment.

While one incident reportedly passed in Sep last year, the opposite one passed in April this year.

The report adds:

Azad, police sources maintain, was known because the third defendant within the case and picked up on a tip-off that he was taking shelter there. Warangal police officers aforementioned that they had solely detained Azad for interrogation, however didn’t arrest him. Meanwhile, gentle tension prevailed close to OU PS once a bunch of scholars staged an indication protesting the ‘arrest’ of Azad.


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