Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu yesterday rejected statements issued by the US embassy in Dhaka and the United Nations, Bangladesh, over the safety of student protesters during road safety campaign, terming those “unexpected and unwanted”.
The High Court yesterday directed the authorities concerned of the government and police to immediately send detained photographer Shahidul Alam to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) for his treatment.
BNP terms the proposed Road Transport Bill as jugglery saying that it will not be able to ensure safety and security of people on the 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.
Law enforcers are seen patrolling Bashundhara Residential Area since this morning inflicting panic among dwellers and passers-by, after intense student protests there yesterday.
Traffic police file at least 30 cases against vehicles at Science Lab intersection in Dhaka for carrying expired licenses or having invalid papers.
Transport owners begin plying buses on the streets, what they have kept halted since the student agitation in Dhaka last week.
Detectives detained noted photographer Shahidul Alam last night for interrogation over his Facebook posts on the ongoing student protest.
How dare you hit my children! These are the children whom we protect every single moment from every single harm. We leave nothing to chances as far as their security is concerned. Our children on the streets have come under attack, and we, the parents, have every right to ask who has given them the right to touch our children.