Police in collision with students of North South University protesting against the demand for safe road in the capital’s Bashundhara area.More than one student was injured in the incident.
Police have clashed with students of North South University protesting against the demand for safe road in Bashundhara area of the capital. More than one student was injured in the incident.
6 August, the clashes erupted between 12pm and 3pm on Monday. The students vandalized vehicles in front of Bashundhara gate from 12 to 1:30 in the incident. Later the police went to the scene to control the situation.
Witnesses said the protesters started protesting in front of Bashundhara gate at around 12 noon. When they blocked the road, traffic on both sides was stopped. At that time, angry students vandalized the car. When the police rushed to the spot, the clash broke out with protesters.
At one stage, police started throwing rubber bullets and tear shells to control the situation.Students in front of Bashundhara Gate started retreating. The police were advancing to the GP center to throw tear gas shells and rubber bullets. After the situation, the audiences entered the campus. At that time more than one student was injured.
A police officer, who was sitting in front of the GP Center at 3pm, was heard telling a police officer, ‘Why are you sitting? Move forward. In response, one constable said, Sir’s shot is over.
According to the audience, many of their classmates were injured in the police attack. Even though their demands have been fulfilled, it will continue until it is implemented.
Gulshan zone deputy commissioner (DC) Mostak Ahmed told bdnews24.com that the students blocked roads and vandalized vehicles at noon. The police went after the situation calm down.