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Quader: Nur attackers to face action as per PM order

  • Published at 03:33 pm December 23rd, 2019
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File photo of Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Courtesy

Administrative and organizational action will be taken against the attackers, he says

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed the authorities concerned to take action against those who assaulted Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) Vice President Nurul Haque Nur and others, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said.

Quader, also Awami League general secretary, made the remarks while talking to reporters at his office on Monday, reports UNB.

Administrative and organizational action will be taken against the attackers, he added.

"Everyone has the right to express different views and Ducsu VP has the right to criticize the government. We condemn the attack," he said.

While visiting Nur and several others at the Dhaka Medical Collage Hospital (DMCH), Awami League presidium member Jahangir Kabir Nanak promised to punish the attackers. 

Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman, Proctor AKM Golam Rabbani, Nagorik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna, BNP Joint Secretary General Habibun Nabi Khan Sohel also visited Nur and others at the hospital. 

At least 23 students were injured in an attack allegedly by activists of Muktijoddha Mancha on the Dhaka University campus on Sunday. 

Six of the injured, including Nur, were admitted to the DMCH while nine others given first aid at the hospital.