Protest erupts at Chandigarh University after ‘objectionable’ videos of women students go viral, accused arrested | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: Students held massive protest at Chandigarh University (CU) after alleged leaked ‘objectionable’ videos of women students went viral.
“The woman student who was involved in sharing the videos online has been apprehended. She had made videos of some women students and sent those to a youth in Shimla who allegedly uploaded those on social media,” said police.
According to reports, eight students living in the hostel attempted suicide when they saw their video on the internet. They have been taken to different hospitals.
The protest was held on the university campus located at Ludhiana-Chandigarh road past midnight.
During the protest, students shouted slogans, ‘We want justice’.
Police had to cane-charge students to disperse them.
Police said an investigation into the matter was under way.
Punjab school education minister HS Bains on Twitter appealed to Chandigarh University students to remain calm and assured them that the guilty won’t be spared.
“I humbly request all the students of Chandigarh University to remain calm, no one guilty will be spared. It’s a very sensitive matter & relates to dignity of our sisters & daughters. We all including media should be very very cautious,it is also test of ours now as a society,” he tweeted.
(With inputs from agencies)

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