Quota reform leader held yesterday
Sejuti Mourin: Dete-ctives arrested one of the leaders of the quota reform movement from Bhasantek area of Dhaka yesterday, reported The Daily Star.
Muhammad Rashed Khan, joint convener of Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Adhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad, was detained from the area around 12:30pm, Devdas Bhattacharya, additional commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), told The Daily Star.
Police said Rashed was shown arrested in a case filed under the Information Communication Technology (ICT) act, adding that Bangladesh Chhatra League law affairs secretary Al-Nahian Khan Joy filed the case with Shahbagh Police Station yesterday morning.
According to the case statement, Rashed went to Facebook Live on June 27 and made “derogatory remarks” about the prime minister. It adds that he had been spreading misleading information to create chaos on the university campus.
On June 29, at least seven members of the platform, including its joint convener Nurul Haque Nur, were beaten allegedly by a group of BCL activists in front of Dhaka University Library.