Police foil JnU student’s procession, 10 injured

Police foil JnU student’s procession, 10 injured

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Dhaka – At least ten students of Jagannath University (JnU) were injured as police fired teargas shells to foil a procession in Baghshal thana intersection area of the city on Monday morning, UNB news agency reported.
A group of JnU students brought out the procession demanding construction of residential halls for them on the empty space of recently abandoned Dhaka Central Jail.Students said they arranged the procession with an aim to move towards the Prime Minister’s office for submitting a memorandum there.
As the procession was passing Bongshal intersection area around 9.30am, police obstructed them by laying a barricade.
When the students tried to break the police barricade, police fired tear shells which left at least 10 students injured, added the protesting students.
Meanwhile, additional police forces have been deployed in the areas adjacent to the university following the incident.

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