FTII controversy: Pune police arrest five students

Pune 19 Aug 2015: 5 students of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) were arrested by police late Tuesday night. During the late hours of 18th August, 15 students were taken to the Deccan Gymkhana Police station after a case was filed against them with multiple charges. Around 12 p.m., the police charged in the institution with a warrant against 15 members.

Students had gheraoed the institute’s director Prashant Pathrabe on Monday, and this is being cited as the likely reason for the arrests.

The warrant was issued against Ranjith Nair, Vikas Urs, Ajayan Adat and other proactive members involved in the FTII strike, out of which 5 are taken under custody.

The warrant also mentions 25 to 30 other unnamed students to he taken under custody, with non bailable offenses. The case is registered by the Director Prashant Pathrabe after he was allegedly held captive by students opposing on the assessment of projects of the 2008 batch students.

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