DU student Komal Sharma approaches NCW, says wrongly identified as JNU attacker

DU student Komal Sharma approaches NCW, says wrongly identified as JNU attacker

Masked persons with sticks are seen at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi on January 5, 2020, in this still image obtained from a social media video. Jyoti Kumar/via Reuters

New Delhi, January 15

The National Commission for Women has registered a complaint by DU student Komal Sharma against a news channel for allegedly defaming her by identifying her as one of the attackers in the JNU violence.

Sharma told the NCW that she has been wrongly named as being involved in the January 5 incident and was not even approached by the said TV channel for her response or clarification on the allegations, an NCW official said.

She has requested the commission to look into the matter.

Sharma was allegedly identified by the police as the woman, wearing a checkered shirt with her face covered with a light blue scarf and carrying a stick, in the purported video of the campus violence shared on social media.

The police said Sharma’s phone was found to be switched off since Saturday night.  —PTI



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