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Shariatpur Polytechnic students block Mongla-Chittagong


Dhaka – Students of Shariatpur Polytechnic Institute blocked Mongla-Chittagong highway on Saturday morning demanding resignation of the institute’s principal over corruption charges.The students brought several allegations against their Principal
Engineer Humayun Kabir including that he is using an administrative building as his residence as well as an academic building as
administrative building illegally,UNB News Agency Reported.
They also alleged him of misappropriation of college fund.The agitated students locked the main gate of the college around 8.30am and staged demonstration on Shariatpur-Damudya road.Later, they blocked Mongla-Chittagong highway.On information, police rushed to the spot.At one stage, the students hurled brick chip towards the law enforcers who retaliated by charging batons on the students.At least 50 students were injured in the incident.Later, deputy commissioner of the district Md Mahmudul Hossain Khan
rushed to the college and held a meeting with the students, said Tanvir Haider Shaon, assistant superintendent of Shariatpur police.


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