11 arrested, 27 cases over violence during student protests
Desk Report |
Police have started 27 cases and arrested 11 people on different violence-related charges like vandalism of cars during student protests for safe roads in the capital. The number of arrestees and cases would rise, Md Muntasirul Islam, a deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, told on Monday (6 August).
Six people were detained over student-police clashes at Shahbagh on Monday.
Shahbagh Police Station OC Abul Hasan said the detainees would be released to their relatives.
The Awami League started two cases against unidentified people over the attack on its chief Prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s political office at Dhanmondi on Saturday following rumours, the ruling party’s deputy office secretary Biplab Barua said.