Delhi police identified 37 students from whatsapp group created on 5 January the day masked mob created nuisance in the campus, reported by sources.
Sources said, The identified students were the one who wanted to register for semester exams and enrol themselves. They were not from any left or right organisations.
Previous Friday the police has informed that the whtsaap group ‘unity against left’ was created while the violence triggered in JNU campus was under scanner.
Addressing the press conference police claimed that nine students, seven from the left including the Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) president Aishe Gosh were identified as suspects in JNU campus violence.
The others included Dolan Samanta, Priya Ranjan, Sucheta Talukdar, Bhaskar Vijay Mech, Chunchun Kumar (an alumnus of JNU) and Pankaj Mishra.
And two were from Akhil Bharatiya vidyarthi parishad (ABVP) named Vikas patel and Yogendra bharadwaj.
The special investigation team has released the pictures of nine suspects.
The police also claimed that the violence was a fallout of the online registration process and that tension was brewing in the university since January 1.
The police also added, The Student Federation of India (SFI), All India Students Association (AISA), Democratic Students Federation (DSF) and All India Student Federation (AISF) had been allegedly “creating nuisance and threatening the students” against the recently started online admission for the winter semester in the varsity.
Several students of varsity have received notices from Delhi police seeking a meeting in the next few days.