CU Correspondent :
Some activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, Chittagong University Unit  allegedly yesterday beat up a journalist when he resisted them from  ragging a general student in ShuttleTrain.
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11th-Sep-2018

BCL men beat up journo at CU

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CU Correspondent :
Some activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, Chittagong University Unit  allegedly yesterday beat up a journalist when he resisted them from  ragging a general student in ShuttleTrain.
The victim is identified as  Minhajul Islam Tuhin  of Arabic  Department under 2015-16 academic session  and he  is also CU correspondent at the daily Alokito Bangladesh.
Sources  said, the BCL activists were ragging a student for quite some time in Shuttele train.
 Seeing it, Minhajul Islam  protested the unruly BCL activists causing the attack on him.BCL activists also beat up Mizanur Rahman severely at that time. Afterward the injured journalist  was sent to  CU Medical centre.
The accused are Mahmudul Hasan Rupark of English Department under 2013-14 academic session ,  Tanvir of the same department,  Mahin of Institution of Modern Language  under 2017-18 session , Polash of Islamic History department under 2016-17 academic session.  All of them are known as the followers of Mohibul Hasan Nawfel Chowdury, central organising secretary of Bangladesh Awami League.
Minhazul Islam  lodged a written compliant to the CU administration in this regard.
Contracted, CU Proctor Ali Asgar Chowdury said  we got a written allegation against 4 students. We will take action against them who involved in  
this connection after investigation.
President of CU Journalists Association Baizid Emon  said, "We demand exemplary punishment to the BCL activists who were involved with the attack. We also demand that the CU administration should ensure the security of journalists at CU campus."
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