Agency investigating alleged scuffle between Ahmed and ABVP students

The Central Bureau of Investigation has launched a probe into the case of Najeeb, a Jawaharlal Nehru University student who went missing on October 16 last year. For the investigation, a team of CBI officials today visited the University.

The team is probing a reported scuffle between Ahmed and ABVP students in JNU’s Mahi-Mandvi hostel and the circumstances that may have led to it as well as other events that preceded his disappearance.

The CBI is also likely to meet the suspects and people whose names have cropped up in the matter, sources said. Najeeb’s mother Fatima Nafees recently met CBI officers who are investigating the case.She gave details of the events before her son disappeared from his hostel.

Najeeb had returned to the university on October 13, 2016 after a holiday. On the intervening night of October 15-16, he called his mother to tell her that something was wrong. His roommate later told Fatima he had been injured in a fight, she had said.

Following the conversation, Fatima took a bus from Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh to reach Delhi in the afternoon.After reaching Anand Vihar, she spoke to him over the phone and asked him to meet her at the hostel.

She said in her complaint that there was no trace of Najeeb when she reached his room in Mahi Hostel room 106.