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Dhaka Tribune

Bogra medical students call indefinite strike

Update : 19 Apr 2014, 08:50 AM

The students of Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College (SZRMCH) have gone on an indefinite strike since Saturday morning to press home their seven-point demand.

The medical students announced the strike programme following a robbery-incident at female hostel.

Boycotting classes and exams, the students formed a human chain and blocked Dhaka-Dinajpur highway for one hour demanding ensuring security in both campus and hostel premises on Saturday.

Principal Professor Dr Md Ahsan Habib said: “Additional police have been deployed in the campus premises as per the students' demand. Authorities have also tighten internal security inside the campus .”

“A six-member probe committee has been formed to investigate the incident and we filed a case in this connection,” he added.

Bogra Police Media Wing Chief Gaziur Rahman said police has already started the investigation over the robbery incident.

A robbery-incident has taken place at the female hostel of the medical college early Friday.

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