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JU JCD men protest arrests, torch bus: 3 held


Police on Tuesday arrested three activists of Jahangirnagar University unit of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) on charge of torching a bus near the campus.The arrestees were Ahsan Habib, a masters student of International Relations Department of the university and two students of Bengali Department-Faruk Hossain and Moniruzzaman Sagar.
Witnesses said about 20 activists of the Pro-BNP student body brought out a protest procession from in front of new Arts Faculty building on  the campus around 10 am as part of the central programme demanding withdrawal of the ‘false cases’ filed against the JCD central leaders, including president Abdul Qader Bhuiyan Jewel.
At one stage, they turned violent and set fire to a Gazipur bound bus of ‘Titas Paribahan’ coming from Dhaka near the main gate.
As a sequel to the incident, some Chhatra League activists beat up Shamsul Haque- a third year student of Archaeology department, also the joint-convener of Al Beruni Hall unit of JCD even in presence of the chairman of Archaeology department Prof Shima Haque.
Later, police arrested the three JCD activists from the campus. – UNB


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