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Delhi Police file FIR after Gurmehar Kaur’s complaint of rape threats from alleged ABVP supporters

February 28, 2017 | By

New Delhi: As per media reports an FIR was on Tuesday (Feb. 28) registered against unknown persons in connection with the case of a student of Delhi”s Lady Sri Ram College who complained of receiving “rape threats” allegedly from ABVP members.

On Monday, police had received a letter from Delhi Commission for Women demanding immediate registration of an FIR against those who had threatened Gurmehar Kaur (20). The FIR was registered under relevant sections of the IT Act and IPC, said a senior police officer.

ALSO READ: I Got Rape Threats For Calling Out ABVP, says DU Student Gurmehar Kaur

“Yesterday, DCW forwarded a complaint of a DU student reg. online abuse. Immediately, area DCP spoke to her & provided necessary security. Her complaint was examined by Cyber Cell & an FIR No.32/17, u/s 354-A,506 IPC & 67 IT Act,PS EOW has been registered & investigation tkn up,” Delhi Police said in a series of tweets. Further details are awaited.

Gurmehar Kaur | File Photo

Gurmehar Kaur had last week changed her Facebook profile picture to one in which she was holding a placard reading, “I am a student from Delhi University. I am not afraid of ABVP. I am not alone. Every student of India is with me. #StudentsAgainstABVP.”

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Ramjas college had last week witnessed a clash between members of the AISA and the ABVP. The genesis of the clash was an invite to JNU students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid to address a seminar on ‘Culture of Protests’ which was withdrawn by the college authorities following opposition by the ABVP.

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