Cheering for Pakistan has landed Kashmiri students at Swami Vivekanand Subharti University in fresh trouble, with sedition charges being reportedly slapped against 67 students who had gone berserk after Pakistan trounced India in the Asia Cup thriller on Sunday.
The varsity had earlier suspended these students and packed them off to nearby Ghaziabad in buses. Some students are reportedly back with their families in the Valley.
The students from Kashmir had, allegedly, raised pro-Pakistan slogans after Shahid Afridi blitz propelled Pakistan to one-wicket win over India in Mirpur. They also damaged university property, it was reported. Eyewitnesses said heated exchanges followed all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s last-over sixes off Ravichandran Ashwin, which quickly escalated to brawls, followed by several rounds of stone-pelting