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DMP: Situation in Dhaka normal so far

  • Published at 12:04 pm August 5th, 2018
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Students have been out on the streets since July 29, demanding safe roads and justice for the two students who were killed in a road accident on Dhaka Airport Road

The overall situation across Dhaka appears normal since Sunday morning, said a top official of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).

Speaking with the Dhaka Tribune, Md Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner DMP’s media and public relations division said: “There were no reports of any clash or untoward incident since Sunday morning.

“The DMP remain on high alert, and ready to contain any type of unwarranted situation.” 

He made these comments around 11:30am.

Students have been out on the streets since July 29, demanding safe roads and justice for the two students who were killed in a road accident on Dhaka Airport Road. 

Shaheed Ramiz Uddin School and College students Diya Khanam Mim and Abdul Karim Rajib were killed, and several others were injured when a bus of “Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan” ploughed into a group of students on July 29.

For the last six days, the ongoing street movement of students demonstrating for road safety remained largely peaceful, except for some incidents. 

The situation worsened yesterday afternoon, with violence fueled by rumour-mongering, claims, and counter-claims on social media.

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