Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

5 Dhaka College students put on 3-day remand for assaulting police during New Market violence

A Dhaka court on Monday placed five students of Dhaka College on a three-day remand each in a case filed over assaulting policemen during recent violence at New Market.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Tamanna Farah passed the order after Investigation Officer of the case Halder Arpit Thakur, an inspector of New Market Police Station, produced the accused before the court and sought a five-day remand to interrogate them.

Those remanded are Abdul Kaiyum, a student of Accounting Department, Palash and Irfan, both from Social Science Department, Foysal from the Bangla department and Junayed from Islamic History department of Dhaka College.

Earlier in the day, they were shown arrested in the case after an application was submitted in this regard.

All the five were earlier arrested from different places for their alleged involvement with the killing of Nahid Mia during the clashes on April 19.

They were later placed on a two-day in connection with the case.

Two people, Nahid and Mursalin were killed while more than 30 others, including journalists and students, were injured as the students of Dhaka College clashed with the traders of New Market at the Nilkhet intersection on April 19.