University student's death on road sparks protests in Dhaka

University student’s death on road sparks protests in Dhaka

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Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNB) – Students of different private universities blocked the road in front of Jamuna Future Park following the death of a student of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) in a road crash in front of Bashundhara gate in the capital on Tuesday morning.

The victim was identified as Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury, son of Brig General (retd) Arif Ahmed Chowdhury of Bashundhara area, and honours 1st year student of International Relations Department.


 
The accident took place around 7:15am when a bus of ‘Suprovat Paribahan’ ran over Abrar, leaving him dead on the spot, said Jahangir, sub-inspector of Gulshan Police Station.


 
Angered by the accident, students from North South University, Independent University of Bangladesh, American International University of Bangladesh and others blocked the road.

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