24 college students of Buet amongst 34 held at Tanguar Haor

Thirty-four college students, together with 24 from Buet, have been arrested on expenses of planning a “secret conspiracy” in opposition to the federal government throughout a visit to Sunamganj’s Tanguar Haor from Dhaka.

A crew of Tahirpur police in Sunamganj intercepted the scholars’ vacationer boat close to Takerhat space of the haor on Sunday and took them into custody.

Legislation enforcers interrogated the scholars for about 24 hours earlier than exhibiting them arrested in a case filed underneath the Anti-terrorism Act yesterday.

Rashedul Kabir, a sub-inspector of Tahirpur Police Station, lodged the case with the police station.

Abu Sayeed, further superintendent of Sunamganj police, instructed The My Information that the scholars have been arrested primarily based on proof.

He didn’t say in the event that they have been concerned in any underground organisation.

A courtroom yesterday despatched them to jail, stated Sayeed.

A police official, looking for anonymity, stated among the 34 college students have been concerned in Chhatra Shibir.

Names of the arrestees and the academic establishments the belong to couldn’t be referred to as of filling of this report round 9:00pm yesterday.

Police stated the scholars arrived in Tahirpur on Sunday morning and rented a houseboat to discover Tanguar Haor. Nonetheless, as a substitute of sightseeing, they sat down for a gathering on the boat.

Momtazul Hasan Abed, common secretary of Sunamganj district Jamaat-e-Islami, stated there could be one or two Shibir activists among the many arrestees.

Prof Mizanur Rahman, director of scholars’ welfare at Bangladesh College of Engineering Know-how (Buet), stated the college administration was unaware of the scholars’ journey because the journey was organized by themselves throughout a week-long vacation.

“The college has requested the police to supply particulars concerning the arrestees,” he stated.

Our Sylhet and DU correspondents contributed to this report.

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