Nine private university students, who were arrested on charges of vandalism during the recent student movement for safe roads, were freed this evening.
They were among the 42 students who secured bail today – all arrested after the movement for safe roads during a massive countrywide crackdown by the government.
Brac University’s Aklas, Reza, Rifat; American International University of Bangladesh (AIUB)’s Jamil Ahmed, North South University (NSU) student Mehdi Hasan, East West University’s Mujahidur Rahman, Simanta Sarker and Ikhtiar Rahman of South East University and Iftekhar Ahmed of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) walked out of Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj, our photojournalist reports from the jail gate Earlier today, Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Saifuzzaman Hero granted bail to Iftekhar Hossain, arrested in a case filed with Badda Police Station Metropolitan Magistrate AKM Mainuddin Siddiqui gave bail to 18 private university students: Shakhwat Hossain Nijhum, Shihab Shahriar, Azijul Karim Antor, Mehedi Hassan, Masad Mortuza Bin Ahad and Adnan Ahmed, shown arrested in a case filed with Vatara Police Station; and Nur Mohammad, Zahedul Haque, Md Hasan, Redwan Ahmed, Tarequl Islam, AHM Khalid Reza, Reza Rifad Ahmed, Mushfiqur Rahim and Rashidul Islam, and three others, shown arrested in a case filed with Badda Police Station.
In total, the 37 students were arrested in different cases filed with Badda, Vatara, Uttara Paschim, Shahbag, Dhanmondi, Paltan and New Market Police Station.
Among them, 12 were accused in cases filed with Badda police, six with Vatara police, three with Uttara west police, one with Shahbagh, Paltan, and Kotwali police, nine with Dhanmondi police, and three others with New Market police stations.
Source: Daily star