Noida On October 11, Prof Shankarji Jha, the Dean of Panjab University raised the instructions on the email to all the heads of departments of the university stating that the accurate information about all the students that belong to Kashmir and are studying in a wide range of departments of Panjab University is required. This initiative was the outcome of the incident where three Kashmiri students were caught of carrying the AK-47 Rifle and various other weapons that have happened three days prior in Jalandhar.
The statement of the Dean in the email quoted, “You are supposed to fetch the information and relevant details of the Kashmiri students that have been admitted in your centre or department and provide the same to the office of the undersigned as early as possible. The format is attached to the email.”
The circular (number 6667-6766/DUI/DS) quoted that the details that must be covered in the information should consist of the candidate’s name, class, father’s name, address and mobile number. The e-mail was sent to all the department heads with a serious sign of urgency and importance.
On October 10, the raid was initiated by Punjab Police at a college hostel in Jalandhar and in a search, the AK-47 assault rifle and explosives was found with three Kashmiri students. Suresh Arora, the Director General of Punjab Police had cleared that these three students are connected with the terror outfit named Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind. He further identified them to have links with another terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).
The Punjab Police and the Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police joined their hands to initiate the raid at the hostel of CT Institute of Engineering Management and Technology, Shahpur.
The police have taken the explosives the weapons from the students at hostel room. One of them were identified as Zahid Gulzar, the student of B. Tech (Civil) second semester, who hails from Rajpora in Srinagar. The two other were identified as the residents of Pulwama and their names were Mohammed Idris Shah and Yusuf Rafiq Bhatt.