Update September 12, 2015

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Police charge baton on protesting students in the city

Sumel Sarker

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Police charge baton on protesting students in the city

12 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: Police charged baton on the protesting students, who have besieged Malibagh-Rampura-Badda road in city on Wednesday afternoon demanding the cancellation of VAT imposition tuition fees of private universities.

At least five people including students and police were injured at the incident at around 4:00pm.

Earlier at 2:00pm, students of East West University besieged the road protesting VAT imposition.

They gathered on Rampura Bridge triggering huge traffic congestion on the road.

Gulshan Zone assistant commissioner (AC) Rafiqul Islam told banglanews that on information law enforcers reached the spot and tried to quell the protesting students.

Stray incidents of hurling brick-chips to police were also reported during the besiegement.

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