99pc students opposed the anti-govt rally, says chancellor
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The chancellor of Nangarhar University on Wednesday asked security departments to take strict measures against students who carried Taliban and Daesh flags during a protest rally in the eastern province.
Babrak Miakhel told a press conference here that 99 percent of the university students had opposed the rally, so it could not represent the campus.
While accusing police of taking no steps to control the demonstration, Miakehl said:” If the security organs have evidence against any student, they should bring them to justice and we will also take steps against the students.”
“There were some students who wanted to react against the fellow students, but we did not allow them in order to prevent possible violence,” he said, adding that there were 15,000 students in the university.
Chairman of teachers’ association, Ajmal Habib Safi, also asked the government to take stern action against those who carried Daesh flags.
Governor Saleem Khan Kunduzi said the issue was under investigation and the media would be informed after the investigation was over.
Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal said they had assigned a police party to identify the students and bring them to justice.
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