Fire in Dhaka University

Students’ rampage is becoming a very common things in Bangladesh. This is created once again in Dhaka University. Reports published in New Age tells that, Several hundred Dhaka University students rampaged through the campus by damaging vehicles and setting two of the on fire in protest at reckless driving after a car had hit one of their fellows on Thursday.
Residents of halls of residence brought out a procession and marched down the campus roads in protest at the accident, in which the student was critically injured, while the police charged at them with truncheons. Five students were injured in the police action.
Activists of the university unit Chhatra League, however, intercepted the procession and the rally, witnesses said.
Physicians at Dhaka Medical College Hospital said fourth-year psychology student Sadhan Kumar Gosh, who sustained injures in the head, was out of danger.
Syed Tanveer Rahman, a teacher of the university, also said the physicians had told him that the student was out of danger.
Witnesses said the students went on the rampage when a car, owned by Taibul Haque, a businessman living at Lalbagh, hit Sadhan on a road passing between Jagannath Hall and Shamsunnahar Hall.
Taibul’s daughter, a first-year student of Dhaka City College, was learning how to drive with the driver, Javed, 22, sitting inside the car, about 12:30pm.

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