Nationwide protest rally
Shibir-police clash in places, 10 hurt, 2 heldNew Age Online
Police arrested two people as Islami Chhatra Shibir, the Jamaat-e-Islami backed student organisation, tried to bring out a procession in the capital's Mohakhali area Sunday morning, demanding release of their detained leaders.
The detainees were identified as M Mohaimen, 20, a first year student of Titumir College and M Alauddin, a student of BUBT in Mirpur.
Police held them on charge of crude bomb explosion at the procession at Wireless Gate area at 10:00, said Abu Bakar Miah, a SI of Banani Police Station.
Meanwhile, in Rajshahi city, at least 10 people were injured, as Shibir activists scuffled with police.
Police said over hundred Shibir men suddenly brought out a procession which police intercepted while they were crossing Shalbagan Power House area around 11.30am.
At one stage, Shibir activists hurled stones and brickbats towards policemen. Police in return chased them firing rubber bullets and tear-shells, leaving 10 injured among both groups.
Shibir men then exploded cocktails and managed to escape from the spot, Boalia police station officer-in-charge Ziaur Rahman said.
He also said they took control of the situation in half an hour, though nobody was arrested.
Earlier on Sept 7, Shibir announced a countrywide protest rally demanding the release of their detained central committee president Delwar Hossain, along with other central leaders, of the wing.
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