A 28-year-old student from Kashmir pursuing his PhD from Barkatullah University Bhopal was Wednesday attacked by some unidentified persons near a stationary shop here, a senior official said.
“The incident occurred in noon when Sajjad Ahmed was standing at a stationary shop near Surendra Place for purchasing some articles when a group of eight-ten persons attacked him,” Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Bhopal, Raman Singh told a news gathering agency.
Ahmed is pursuing his doctorate in adult education stream.
On the complaint filed by him with Bagh Sevania police station, a case has been lodged under various sections of the IPC for rioting and criminal intimidation.
In the past, some Kashmiri students of Barkatullah University had staged a protest before the Vice Chancellor’s office after they were targeted by some unidentified youth.