22 university students denied bail, sent to jail

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

The 22 private university students being taken to jail by a prison van in front of CMM court on 9 August. Photo: Dipu MalakarDenying bail to them, a Dhaka court on Thursday sent 22 private university students to jail in two cases filed over vandalism and attacks on police, reports UNB.

The accused are students of East West University, North South University, South East University and BRAC University.

Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Satyabrata Shikder passed the order after police produced them before his court on expiry of their two-day remand, rejecting bail petitions filed by their lawyers.

The mother of South East University student Noor Mohammad breaks down in tears in front of CMM court on 9 August. Photo: Dipu MalakarEarlier on 7 August, another Dhaka court placed them on the remand.

On Monday, students of the private universities clashed with police while demonstrating against the attack on students during their demonstration for safe roads in the city.

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