JNU sedition case: Mehbooba questions timing of chargesheet, says ‘Kashmiris being used to score political points’

Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday questioned the timing of filing of charge sheet in the 2016 JNU sedition case, in which seven Kashmiris have been named.

The former Chief Minister said that Kashmiris are being used to score political points ahead of Lok Sabha elections.

In a series of tweets, Mehbooba said:

These seven are among the 10 students, including former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar, charged by the Delhi Police for allegedly shouting anti-India slogans during an event on the university campus on February 9, 2016 to commemorate the hanging of Afzal Guru, who was charged with master minding the attack on the Indian Parliament.

In another tweet she said:

Mehbooba further said:

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