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 bdnews24.com 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.