Rajshahi University (RU) unit of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) on Sunday enforced an indefinite strike on the campus from Monday morning, demanding release of their leaders and activists from police custody.
RU unit JCD vice presdent Ashaduzzaman Anil announced the strike at a meeting on the campus around 11:45 pm on Sunday, UNB reports.
Police on Sunday night arrested 16 activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) along with a BNP leader from a meeting at a local school.
The arrested include RU unit JCD president Imtiaz Ahmed, general secretary Quamrul Hasan, joint general secretary Sultan Ahmed Rahi and city ward-30 BNP president Nazmul Haque.
Officer-in-charge of Matihar Police Station said they arrested the JCD men and the BNP leader around 9:30pm while they were holding a clandestine meeting at Mirzapur School and College to ‘plan subversive acts’.