Dhaka University unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on Monday rendered an apology for attacking three campus reporters while performing their professional duties on the campus.
At least 11 leaders and activists of BNP’s student wing Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) were injured in an attack allegedly by BCL workers on the Dhaka University campus.The three campus reporters also came under attack while performing their professional duties.
Witnesses said the incident occurred around 12:30 pm when JCD activists gathered in front of the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) to welcome their new central committee members.
BCL DU unit President Sanjit Chandra Das and General Secretary Saddam Hossain went to the DU Journalists’ Association (Duja) office and expressed sorry for the attack.
Describing the incident as ‘unexpected’, Saddam, also Ducsu AGS, said, "It's our failure that several undisciplined BCL activists beat journalists.”
He also said they will take stern action against those involved in the incident.
Duja president Raihanul Islam Abir and Secretary Mahadi Al Mahtasim Nibir were present.