Some changes in the city's traffic system have transpired following student protests for road safety but those are not visible yet, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said yesterday.
A Dhaka court rejects a petition seeking bail for quota reform leader Lutfun Nahar Luma and sends her to jail in a case filed on charges of “spreading rumours on social media and instigating violence” during the recent student movement for safe roads.
A Dhaka court denies a petition seeking bail for actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed and sent her to jail in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act for allegedly spreading rumours on social media during the recent student movement for safe roads.
Speakers at a rally yesterday said the arrest of photographer Shahidul Alam reflected government's intention to gag freedom of expression and it could not tolerate dissenting voices.
Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says culprits who attacked journalists will be brought to justice. The minister further said that the medical expenses of all injured journalists in Dhaka have been covered.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday visited National Institute of Ophthalmology and Hospital in the capital to see Awami League activists who were undergoing treatment at the hospital after being injured in an attack during the student movement for safe roads.
Police have lodged 29 cases and arrested 33 people on charges of violence including vandalism and arson attacks on vehicles during the students’ demonstration demanding safe roads.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan warns of taking stern action against anyone who will be “crossing the limit of patience” of the government.
Long-route bus service remain suspended for the third consecutive day as an apparent counter-programme against the ongoing student movement for safe road, causing immense sufferings to people across the country.