Sporadic clashes took place between BCL and Chhatra Dal men on the Dhaka University campus on Wednesday noon.
Sazid Hossain

Some 33 leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), including Central BCL vice-president Tilottama Sikder, have been sued on charges of theft and intended to commit murders, reports UNB.

Mansura Alam, a member of the convening committee of the Dhaka University Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), filed the case in the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Shanto Islam Mallik on Sunday.

Besides, 100 unnamed BCL leaders and activists have been accused in the case.

The court accepted the plaintiff's statement and directed the officer-in-charge (OC) of Shahbagh police station to submit a report on 26 June after investigating the allegations in the case.

According to the case statement, the leaders and activists central committee of Bangladesh BCL and DU BCL attacked JCD leaders and activists with local weapons when they were carrying forward the scheduled rally in the university area, leaving 70-80 JCD leaders and activists injured.

On 22 May, Mansura Alam, JCD activists of Shahid Sergeant Zahurul Haque Hall Atiq Murshed and several others were attacked by BCL leaders at the university's TSC area, stated in the case.