40 JNU students sued for traffic rules violation

40 JNU students sued for traffic rules violation

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Dhaka – A case has been filed against 40 unknown students of Jagannath University (JnU) including driver and helper of double decker bus that violated the traffic by taking on the wrong side on the street at Bangla Motor crossing in the city and assaulted the on duty traffic surgeon, who dared to stop them.Kaiser Hamid, who came under the wrath of the JnU students as he tried to bar two university buses from being driven on the wrong side, filed the case with Ramna Police Station yesterday afternoon.
Officer In-charge of Ramna Model Police Station Moshiur Rahman confirmed that the case (no-26) has been filed at around 1:00 pm against some 40 unknown students of the JnU.
The case has been filed against the law breaking students of the JnU for carrying out attack on on police and creating obstacles in discharging the duty, he said.
Deputy commissioner (DC) of traffic -south Rifat Rahman Shamim termed the incident unexpected one and said they have already taken legal measures against those were involved in it.
Talking to journalists he said there are traffic pressure in the city but all should keep patience and show respect to law of the land.
“There will be no leniency toward anyone who will law on their own hands,” he said.
Additional deputy commissioner (ADC) of traffic -south Mehdi Hasan said they would identity the people responsible for the attack on the on duty surgeon by scanning the video footage.
He said the surgeon had requested the JnU students to cross the intersection a beat later as there was movement of the VVIP. “But the students were very adamant not to follow the directive of the on duty surgeon and assaulted him. It was regretful,” he said.
A group of JnU students on Monday beat the police sergeant for intercepting their buses being driven on the wrong side of the road near Banglamotor intersection.
Sources said Dhaka Metropolitan Police specially the senior officials of traffic have become aggrieved with the incident. – Staff Reporter

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