Alexa Protest continues demanding justice for Abrar

Dhaka, Wednesday   24 July 2019

Protest continues demanding justice for Abrar

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 10:18 AM, 20 March 2019   Updated: 01:29 PM, 20 March 2019

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Students blocked the road for the second day in the incident of the death of a student named Abrar Ahmed Ahmed Chowdhury in the capital's Pragati Sarani.

They were protesting on the road at Bashundhara Residential Gate area around 9:30 am on Wednesday. 

Meanwhile, a case has been filed with the Gulshan Police Station in connection with the killing of Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury. Abrar’s uncle filed a lawsuit on Tuesday night.

Gulshan Police Station SI Jahangir Alam confirmed the matter on Wednesday morning. 

Earlier on Tuesday (March 19), Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury going to get in the BUP's bus in front of the Jamuna Future Park in Narda around 7:00 am. 

Read more: Students again on road with ‘We want Justice’

At that time, a ‘Suprovat Paribahan’ bus ran over him. After the accident, Abrar's classmates, angry students, and locals blocked the road in front of Jamuna Future Park. They chanted slogans demanding fair investigation and trial of responsible people.

Students of various educational institutions, including BUP, blocked roads on both sides of Pragati Sarani. But there were no untoward incidents like vandalism. Students' demand is the punishment of the convicted bus driver. They are also giving slogans to demand safe roads. 

Read more: 8-point demands of students’ incl Suprovat driver’s penalty 

It is to be noted that, after giving the 8-point demand, the students of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) left the road on Tuesday. 

Meanwhile, agitated students started protesting on the road for the second consecutive day from the morning. Apart from this, they have called boycott all classes and road blockade across the country today (on Wednesday).