The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested 10 people from Okhla area in connection with the violence that took place in Jamia Millia Islamia University Sunday evening.
A police spokesperson said most of the accused have a criminal background and none of them are students.
“10 men from the Jamia Nagar area have been arrested in connection with the violence. Most of the accused have a criminal background. None of these are students. Police identified them with the help of CCTV footage,” Delhi Police spokesperson M S Randhawa told sources.
On Sunday evening, several students of Jamia Millia Islamia were injured as police entered their campus and lathi-charged them after protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in South Delhi turned violent.
Police had thrown teargas shells inside campus, barged into the premises and dragged students out of the library before assaulting them.
The action followed a day of protests where some protesters were outsiders and not students , set buses and vehicles on fire in some parts of South Delhi.