IAF aircraft on AMU campus listed for sale on OLX for Rs 10 crore; Proctor dismisses it as fake
The aircraft installed at the university in 2009 as a symbol of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was listed on OLX for sale for Rs 999,99,999.
August 04, 2020 / 11:16 AM IST
An aircraft installed as a symbol of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at the Aligarh Muslim University in 2009 had reportedly been listed on the online buying and selling portal OLX on August 3.
The aircraft was listed for sale for nearly Rs 10 crore. The university, however, clarified that the post is fake and means to defame the educational institution, according to a Livemint report.
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"The post on OLX about the sale of the IAF aircraft installed in the campus is wrong. The Aligarh Muslim University has not taken any step to auction or sell it. We are looking into the matter," said Mohd Wasim Ali, AMU Proctor, adding that it is an attempt to defame the university
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