Category: Campus

6 CU students remanded

Ref: Six students of Chittagong University have been remanded for a day on charges of clashing with the police and vandalism.

The police on Thursday produced 23 of the 24 detained students at the Senior Judicial Magistrate’s Court and requested seven days to grill them. Judge Keshob Roy Chowdhury granted one day remand.

Court inspector Unu Mong Marma told that one of the 24 was not presented as he was admitted to the hospital for illness.

The six are Jahangir Alam, ‘Shahdat’, Raihanul Alam, Ramzan Ali, A B M Masud and ‘Akhtaruzzaman’.

Islami Chhatra Shibir CU unit president Shamsuddin Ahmed has claimed that all but Jahangir were Shibir activists.

Police filed the case on Tuesday with Hathazari Police Station against 900 unnamed and 76 named persons under Section 3 and 4 of the explosives act following the clashes

The administration also filed a case in this connection.

Police on Aug 2 detained 260 students from the campus and residential halls. Fifty-four of them were shown arrested in the police case and were brought to the court. Of them, 30 got bail and the rest were sent to jail.

The students held demonstration demanding withdrawal of ncreased tuition fees on July 26. After eight days of violent clashes and protests, the administration declared the university shut for one and a half months.

It also suspended a student for two years on the first day of demonstration for harassing a teacher.

CU shut after 8 days of clashes

Ref: The authorities yesterday closed the Chittagong University till September 16 following a series of violent clashes between agitating students and police that left over 50 students and 20 policemen injured.

Police detained around 50 students during clashes in the morning and held 200 more after raiding three male dormitories in the afternoon. Read more →

CU students stage rail blockade

Ref: Students of Chittagong University are observing a blockade programme pressing the authorities to meet a three-point demand including withdrawal of enhanced tuition fees.

As part of their protest programme, the agitating students stopped two shuttle trains– one at 7am and the other at 8am—at Sholoshohor station of Chittagong from leaving for the university campus. Read more →

BCS exams end

Ref:The 30th BCS preliminary examinations has ended with around 150,000 applicants taking part from 110 centres in six divisional headquarters at a time.

The exams were held from 10am-11am on Friday in Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal and Sylhet.
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