The students of Punjab’s Chandigarh University are protesting after the alleged MMS video of 60 students went viral on social media.
The protestors alleged the videos of girls taking showers in the hostel have gone viral on social media. They also claimed that many girls students tried to commit suicide after the videos went viral.
However, the university has denied the attempts of suicide. As per reported by the Times of India, RS Bawa pro-vice-chancellor of the invert said, “There are rumors that 7 girls have attempted suicide whereas the fact is no girl has attempted any such step. No girl has been admitted to the hospital in the incident.”
He further said, “During the preliminary investigation conducted by the university there has been no video found of any student which is objectionable except a personal video shot by a girl which she herself shared with her boyfriend.”
However, the accused girl has been arrested by the police in the matter. Mohali Vivek Soni, senior superintendent of police said, “The suspect had sent her own videos to her boyfriend in Shimla. Other girls in the hostel saw her shooting video while she was in the washroom and in panic thought she is shooting videos of other girls.”
Mr Soni added, “Forensic evidence is being collected. So far, no attempt to suicide has been reported. Medical records of students have been taken on record.”
Last night a protest was held on the campus of Chandigarh University located at Ludhiyana-Chandigarh highway. The students shouted slogans of ‘we want justice. Later police had to lathi-charged the students to quell the protest.
Chandigarh University: Govt appeals to students to remain calm
Punjab school education HS Bains also request the students to remain calm on his Twitter wall. “I humbly request all the students of Chandigarh University to remain calm, no one guilty will be spared. It’s a very sensitive matter & relates to the dignity of our sisters & daughters. We all including media should be very very cautious, it is also a test of ours now as a society”, he said.