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Judicial probe into communal attacks demanded

  • Published at 02:02 am November 8th, 2016
Judicial probe into communal attacks demanded
In Barisal, teachers and students of Barisal University (BU) formed a human chain in front of BU campus in the afternoon protesting attack on minority community and ransacking of Hindu temples and idols in the country, including Brahmanbaria, Habiganj and Barisal. Dr Muhammad Muhsin Uddin, dean of humanities faculty, Safiul Alam, proctor of BU addressed the rally. Speakers demanded speedy trial and punishment of the culprits who are involved with these crimes. They also demanded judicial investigations for finding out master minds of such crimes and proper rehabilitation, compensation for the victims. At Jahangirnagar University, teachers and students of the public university under the banner of Sammilito Shikhak Parishad held a human chain, protesting the recent attacks on Hindus. Nasim Akter Hossain, professor of Government and Politics department, Syed Kamrul Ahsan, teacher of Archeological Department and ATM Atikur Rahman, teacher of History Department, among others, took part in the protest rally. In Narsingdi, the Bangladesh Hindu Mohajote held a rally in front of district’s press club in afternoon. Speakers at the rally threatened that they would wage a tougher movement if perpetrators of the attacks would not be brought to the book immediately. In Khulna, teachers and students of Khulna University staged demonstration on the campus, protesting attacks in Gaibandha and Brahmanbaria, Habiganj.