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JNU Row: Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya Sent To 14-Day Judicial Custody

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NEW DELHI, INDIA - FEBRUARY 23: JNU student Umar Khalid at JNU Campus on the night of February 23, 2016 in New Delhi, India. Five JNU students Umar Khalid, Anant Prakash Narayan, Ashutosh Kumar, Rama Naga and Anirban Bhattacharya, accused of sedition, reappeared on the campus on Sunday, having spent 10 days in hiding. The five students are accused of allegedly planning an event on February 9 against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, where anti-national slogans were allegedly shouted. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

NEW DELHI -- A Delhi court on Tuesday sent Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya to 14-day judicial custody in a sedition case.

Both Khalid and Bhattacharya had allegedly organised the event in the JNU campus on 9 February where anti-national slogans were raised.

The police has claimed that around 22 people present at the JNU event, including some outsiders, have been identified after the joint interrogation of Khalid, Anirban and Jawaharlal Nehru University students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar arrested in the same case.

Khalid and Anirban are in police remand since their surrender and subsequent arrest on 24 February.

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