Student's rape: Dhaka University (DU) teachers to form human chain
02:00 PM, January 07, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:14 PM, January 07, 2020

Student's rape: DU teachers to form human chain tomorrow

Dhaka University Teachers’ Association (Duta) will form a human chain programme on the campus tomorrow protesting the rape of their student in the capital’s Kurmitola area on Airport Road Sunday night. 

The human chain programme will be held at the foot of Aparajeyo Bangla around 11:00am, a press release issued by the Duta said today.

The Duta took the decision on the protest programme at an emergency meeting with Duta President Prof Dr ASM Maksud Kamal in the chair yesterday evening.

In the meeting, the teachers’ association condemned and protested the rape of the student.

The teachers also demanded immediate arrest of the rapist and urged the government to ensure justice by providing exemplary punishment of the culprits.

They also urged people from all walks of life to be united to eliminate the heinous activities like rape from the society, the release added.

The second-year student of Dhaka University was raped and tortured in Kurmitola Sunday night.

The incident happened while she was walking from Kurmitola bus stop to a friend’s house in a nearby area around 7:30 pm yesterday.

Her fellow students and several DU employees brought her to Dhaka Medical College Hospital around midnight and got her admitted to the hospital.

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