Police conduct block raid

first_img.The police have launched a drive, what they call ‘block raid’, in the capital’s Bashundhara area.Police said they began their drive around 8:00 in the evening, acting on a tip-off that ‘miscreants’ were gathering in the area.The area houses several private universities, the students of which clashed with the law enforcers on Sunday and Monday protesting at attacks on the students seeking safety on roads. Several students were injured in the hours long clash.Read more: EW, NSU students clash with attackers, copsDhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) deputy commissioner (public relations) Masudur Rahman told Prothom Alo that the raid was being conducted as part of the regular drive of police.Read more: 22 pvt students on police remandWitnesses said a huge contingent of law enforcers took position in the area and started a combing operation. During the raid, lawmen raided every house in the area and frisked every people on the road.   Read more: Universities to be held responsible for students’ activities: Edu ministerlast_img

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