29 cases filed over violence during student demo

Staff Correspondent

8 August, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Police filed 29 cases on charges of violence including vandalism, arson attacks on vehicles and obstructing police from discharging their duties during the students’ demonstration demanding safe roads.

DMP deputy commissioner (media) Masudur Rahman said, “33 people were arrested in connection with these cases.”

Meanwhile, five more cases have been filed under Section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act for spreading rumour, distortive and misleading information on social media platforms during the movement.

Six persons, including noted photographer Shahidul Alam, 31, Mahbubur Rahman Arman, 30 and Alamgir Hossain, 27, have been arrested in those cases.