A case was filed with Chawkbazar Police Station in the port city early yesterday, in connection with Wednesday night’s attack on Subhash Mallick Sabuj, general secretary of Chittagong College unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL).
A total of 31 named some 15 unnamed BCL activists of Chittagong College were accused in the case filed by the victim, said Nizam Uddin, officer-in-charge of Chawkbazar Police Station.
Sabuj was hacked in Chittagong College hostel gate area around 9.30pm on Wednesday, allegedly by rival BCL activists.
He was rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) and was undergoing treatment at casualty ward of the hospital, said Mahmudul Karim, president of the same unit of BCL.
After the incident, BCL activists vandalised some 12 businesses in Chawkbazar Gulzar intersection area, said eyewitnesses.
BCL leaders and police, however, claimed that no vandalism took place.
“Our activists expressed agitation in the area after the incident,” said Mahmudul, adding, “They did not do any vandalism.”
He claimed that the attack on their general secretary was carried out by their rival group over establishing dominance in the college and adjacent area.
The OC said no one was arrested till yesterday afternoon in connection with the case.