Court dismisses Jamia student’s plea against expulsion

New Delhi, Dec 5: The Delhi High Court Thursday denied relief to a Jamia Millia Islamia student against his expulsion for three years for misbehaving with a girl student.

A division bench of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice Manmohan dismissed the plea of Mohammad Monish, a first year under-graduate student, against a single judge bench’s order asking the university to expel him for three years.

“It is a serious issue. Considering his attitude towards the girl and also that he threatened to kill her, allowing him in the campus would be dangerous,” the bench said while dismissing his plea.

The single judge Oct 28 had modified the university’s August order expelling him for an indefinite period, asking the university to expel him for three years.

The university’s disciplinary committee had in July 2013 recommended his expulsion on receipt of a complaint that he was harassing a girl student.

The committee in its report said that he had been harassing the girl since long and using abusive and unparliamentary language. He also threatened to kill her if she refused his proposal, the report added.

However, Monish claimed that he and the girl knew each other as they were in the same class and denied all the allegations of harassing her and threatening to kill her.