Chhattisgarh police register murder case against DU professor Nandini Sundar

Updated on : Nov 08,2016   2:08 pm

Sukma (Chhattisgarh), Nov 8 (IANS) A case of murder was registered against Delhi University Professor Nandini Sundar, a JNU professor and others here on the complaint of the wife of a tribal who was killed on November 4 in Chhattisgarh, police said.

"A case was registered against DU professor Nandini Sundar, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) professor Archana Prasad and others by the police on November 5 at Tongpal police station for the murder of Shamnath Baghel on November 4," Superintendent of Police (SP) of Sukma I.K. Elesela told IANS.

"They have been booked under the charges of murder, rioting and trespassing," the officer added.

According to police, armed Maoists had allegedly killed Baghel in his home in Nama village in Tongpal area of Chhattisgarh.

The officer said that Baghel's wife in her complaint mentioned that he was getting threats from Maoists after he and other villagers complained against Sundar in May this year.