AMU expels research scholar Mannan Bashir Wani who has joined Hizbul Mujahideen

Mannan Wani’s photo circulated on social media.

By Muslim Mirror Desk,

Aligarh, January 8: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has expelled Mannan Bashir Wani (Phd student, Department of Geology) and sealed his room at the University’s Mohammad Habib Hall, following reports of his alleged involvement in “highly objectionable activities, which can hamper the peaceful academic atmosphere and create disharmony.”


Professor M Mohsin Khan, Proctor, AMU said that since Wani has breached the ‘AMU Students’ Conduct and Discipline Rules, 1985’, the matter was placed before the AMU Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor.

“Taking into account the gravity of the offence, the Vice Chancellor has ordered Wani to be expelled from the rolls of the University with immediate effect till pending enquiry,” said AMU Proctor adding that the University campus and its maintained institutions are also placed out of bound for Wani.

The Proctor made it clear that AMU has zero tolerance towards such activities and accords top priority to national security and will give full support and cooperation to police and investigative agencies.

Mannan Bashir Wani, who hails form Kupwara of Jammu and Kashmir is in news for allegedly joining terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen. A photograph of him has appeared on the social media in which he is seen holding an under barrel grenade launcher and with a message declaring that he has joined the militancy. The photograph that appeared on Facebook and Whatsapp says Mannan had joined the Hizbul Mujahideen on January 5.


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