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13 BCL men sued, one arrested in Sylhet

8A case has been lodged against 13 activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and one arrested in connection with an attack on a cultural event at Sylhet Metropolitan City.
Officer- in-Charge of the Kotwali Model police station Sohel Ahmed endorsed the information to The journalist.
The arrested BCL activist is Pritom Chakrabarty, the police official said.
Injured Metropolitan University student Saimon Mia’s father freedom fighter Johir Alam filed the case against 13 named and 25 unnamed BCL activists on Saturday afternoon.
A group of BCL activists led by Parvez tried to enter a musical concert without any ticket. The programe was organised by of Metropolitan University’s musical club ‘Flames’ on Thursday evening.
They locked in altercation as the organisers obstructed them from entering the programme without ticket around 8:30pm. Then they stabbed Metropolitan University students Saimon Mia, 23, and Lokman Hossain Nokin, 23. The injured were also activists of Darshandeuri unit of Chhatra League.
Following the incident, Darshandeuri group vandalised five vehicles and staged demonstration blocking Bianibazar road around 10:30pm.
Sammilito Natya Parishad general secretary Rajat Kanti Gupta and four others were injured in the attack launched by the Darshandeuri BCL unit.