Jammu Dental College student arrested for ‘setting ablaze’ Tricolour


Srinagar, April 2 (GNS): Police on Saturday arrested a medical student accused of setting ablaze tricolor after India was thrashed by West Indies in T-20 semifinal on Thursday.

A police official told news agency GNS that Inzamam-ul-Haq Khan, a final year student of the Indira Gandhi Government Dental College, Jammu was, accused by college students of burning Tricolour minutes after India was defeated in the T-20 World Cup semifinal match in Mumbai late Thursday night.

According to reports, the final year student who is also a close relative of former Congress minister Shabir Khan, allegedly grabbed Tricolour from one of the girl student and burnt it down minutes after the students and staff members dispersed after the match was over.

The police official said following the accusation, the College authorities suspended him while the police also registered a case under FIR 46/2016 under section 506, 323, 2/3 CrPC and started investigation. The student however was absconding and today he was arrested, the police official said. (GNS)