Huge 'jihadi' books seized from CU female dorms
Police seized 10 to 12 sacks of "jihadi" books and booklets written by Jamaat-e-Islami leaders from three female dormitories of Chittagong University last night.
On information, a team of police from Hathazari station and the university authorities raided the university's Pritilata, Shamsunnahar, and Khaleda Zia halls from 7:30pm to 10:00pm and recovered those books.
CU Assistant Proctor Anowar Hossain said they conducted drive in the three dormitories as part of anti-militant drive at the university.
The books and booklets were written by Jamaat-e-Islami leaders and war criminals Motiur Rahman NIzami, Golam Azam and its founder Abul Ala Moududi, he said, adding that those were seized from the Shibir-dominated rooms of the three halls.
He said that they also seized some mobile phones and laptops.
“Identity cards of 16 female students were also seized as their movement were suspicious during the raid,” he added.
Earlier on July 22, hundreds of similar type of books and booklets written by Jamaat leaders were seized by police from the Pritilota hall's prayer room.
Meanwhile, the Arabic department of CU yesterday submitted to its registrar office a list of 49 students who remained absent from classes from 10 days to one year.
The university on Monday asked the Arabic department to submit such a list by yesterday following media reports that one of the masterminds of Gulshan café attack Nurul Islam Marzan was a student of the department.
On July 14, the CU asked its all department and institute heads to submit a list of absent students within July 21.
The Arabic department was some of them which did not comply with the order. Now the deadline is Sunday.