JNU student leader Umar Khalid shot at by unidentified man: Report

Last Modified Monday, 13 August 2018 (15:24 IST)
New Delhi: An unidentified person reportedly opened fire at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader outside the in the national capital’s Sansad Marg Area, but he escaped unhurt.
 
The JNU student was at the venue to attend an event ‘Khauff Se Azaadi’, organised by an organisation named ‘United Against Hate’.
 
A pistol was recovered from the Constitutional Club.
 
Umar Khalid had allegedly shouted anti-India and pro-Afzal Guru and Kashmir independence slogans on the JNU campus in 2016, inviting sedition charges against him and other student leaders like Kanhaiya Kumar and Anirban Bhattacharya.