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Bogra, Bangladesh. May 25, 2012 [DrikNEWS] - At least 14 students were arrested and another 50 were wounded in heavy clashes with the police when the students of Bogra Polytechnique Institute protested at the Government’s decision to downgrade the Engineering Diploma from a Class II to a Class III. Students from IITB, another non-governmental polytechnique institute joined the protesting students resulting in a blockade of the Sherpur-Bogra highway at 10 am. on Wednesday. Clashes occurred as police and other law enforcers tried to disperse the protestors from the highway. The students attacked the check post at Bogra Police nearby and also attacked the police residential areas. Police used rubber bullets and tear-gas to bring the situation under control.
Photo: Shafiq Islam

Image Id: DN016190

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