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JNU student threatens to spread coronavirus after being stopped to leave campus


Sneha Shah | Apr 5, 2020 13:34

Delhi Police, on Saturday, charged a JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) student for allegedly violating lockdown rules and threatening to spread coronavirus.
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Dekhi (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Delhi Police, on Saturday, charged a JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) student for allegedly violating lockdown rules and threatening to spread coronavirus.

Officials informed that the students identified as Pranav Menon, came to north gate of the university at around 8 pm on Wednesday, from where he tried to step out of the campus. He was told by JNU security officials that no one had permission to step outside the university, so he sat down near the gate.

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When asked to leave, Menon allegedly threatened to cough and spread coronavirus. He also had a scuffle with the security officials and removed their masks.

Later, a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code was registered against Menon, as per Delhi police.