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Quota movement leader Rashed on five-day remand

  • Published at 07:49 pm July 2nd, 2018
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On Sunday, detectives arrested Rashed from Bhasantek area of the city

A Dhaka court, on Monday, granted a five-day remand for Rashed Khan, joint convener of Bangladesh General Students' Rights Protection Forum, in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology Act.

Judge of the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court Raihanul Islam passed the order after the investigation officer of the case, sub-inspector Md Sajibuzzaman, produced him before the court seeking a 10-day remand.

The court also rejected Rashed’s bail petition.

On Sunday, detectives arrested Rashed from Bhasantek area of the city. Al Nahian Khan Joy, law affairs secretary of Chhatra League, filed the case at the Shahbagh police station.

Meanwhile, several activists who have been demonstrating for quota reforms were injured in an attack, allegedly by Chhatra League activists, while preparing to lead a procession from the Central Shaheed Minar.

On Saturday, at least six quota reform movement leaders were injured in an attack, allegedly by some Chhatra League activists on the Dhaka University campus.

On Sunday, protesting the attack, the forum called for a boycott of classes and examinations, for an indefinite period, in all universities and colleges across the country.