Bangladesh protesters confine VC over DU student’s death

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Dhaka, Feb. 24(ANI): Protesters in Bangladesh has confined the Dhaka University Vice Chancellor over the death of a student in the varsity, accusing the authorities for it.

First year marketing student Hafijur Mollah died of typhoid and pneumonia contracted during his stay in Salimullah Hall’s porch, where he was ‘forced to sleep’.

Progressive Students’ Alliance and Anti-Imperialist Students Union, two major alliances of student bodies, marched to VC’s office in the afternoon with demands for fair probe and trial into Hafiz’s ‘killing’ and a stop to torture.

They confined VC AAMS Arefin Siddique inside his office.

A scuffle took place at scene between the protestors and the VC, reports The Daily Star.

The VC and the university administration is responsible for Hafiz’s death, added Umme Habiba Benojir, president of Dhaka University’s Banlgadesh Chhatra Federation unit.

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The protesters threatened to continue agitation until their demands were met.(ANI)

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