A Dhaka University female student, also a quota reform movement activist, was briefly detained by Detective Branch of police on Tuesday for her alleged involvement in spreading rumour during the recent student protest.
Sheikh Tasnim Afroz Emi, a master’s student of Sociology department and also resident student of Shamsunnahar Hall, was picked up by DB police around 7:00pm from in front of the hall gate, witnesses said.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s additional deputy commissioner (media) Md Obaidur Rahman told New Age that she was detained by the metropolitan police detective branch’s serious crimes unit for spreading rumour to divert the recent student protest demanding safe road to other direction.
She was released around 10:45pm with an undertaking, he said.
Emi was a former general secretary of 'Slogan 71', a pro-liberation war organisation loyal to ruling Awami League.
Witnesses said, Emi was taking tea in front of Shamsunnahar Hall with one of her friends. Some civil dressed DB officials asked her to go near their white microbus and picked her up into the microbus.
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