Ten quota reform protesters get bail

Youth Desk | Published: 00:00, Aug 26,2018 | Updated: 18:23, Aug 25,2018

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On Tuesday, August 21, ten leaders and students involved in the quota reforms movements were freed from Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj.

With the recent ten, a total number of 32 students from quota reforms and safe road movement were released ahead of the Eid-al-Adha.

Actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed also granted bail on the same day for her alleged involvement in road safety movement.

Earlier, nine private university students were released on Sunday, August 19, as 42 students, detained in cases filed for incidents during the road safety protests secured bail.  

Twenty-two students of seven private universities were arrested in two cases filed with Badda and Bhatara police station on the ninth day of road safety movement on Monday, August 6.

At least 100 people, mostly students, were arrested in at least 52 cases filed between July 29 and August 15 with different police stations accusing over 5,000 unnamed people for violence.

According New Age reports, Dhaka metropolitan police sources said that 81 people were arrested in 43 cases filed under Penal Code and Special power Act between July 29 and August 11 while 16 individuals were arrested under Section 57 of the Information and technology Act.

Protests emerged across Bangladesh on July 29, leas by college and school students when two higher secondary students were killed as a bus ploughed through pedestrians in Dhaka on airport road.     

New Age Youth desk



On Friday, August 24, The Federal University of Markundi, Nigeria has been shut indefinitely as their students protested at the death of their peer in a road accident and accused the hospital stuff of negligence at their premises.


On Friday, August 24, Chinese riot police burst into an apartment in Huizhou, Southern China and arrested scored of students, who remained missing since, in accusation of trying to organise a labour union.         


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