Former DU professor SAR Geelani dies after cheating death 15 yrs ago

Last Updated: Friday, 25 October 2019 (14:21 IST)
New Delhi: Former DU professor Syed Abdul Rahman Geelani, who was sentenced to death by a special court but later acquitted by the Supreme Court in the 2001 Parliament attack case, passed away here on Thursday following a cardiac arrest.
"He passed away this evening due to cardiac arrest," a family member confirmed.Geelani, who used to teach Arabic at Delhi University's Zakir Hussain College, is survived by his wife and two daughters.He was also charged with sedition in 2016, after he had organised an event against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.(UNI)