A few hundred madrasa students brought out processions in Dhaka and Brahmanbaria today, demanding investigation into yesterday's violence in Bhola in which four people died and punishment of police officials 'who were involved'.
In Dhaka, more than a hundred teachers and students of Jamia Rahmania Arabia Madrasa brought out a procession in Mohammadpur area.
Assistant Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (Mohammadpur Zone) Shibli Noman said, "It was a peaceful rally, they returned to the madrasa after marching for a few minutes."
Meanwhile, in Brahmanbaria, students of Jamia Islamia Yunusiar Madrasa brought out a procession with the same demands. The procession ended in front of Brahmanbaria Press Club after parading through the main roads of the town.
They placed a 6-point demand that includes suspension of Bhola Police Superintendent and Officer-in-Charge of Borhanuddin police station.
In Jessore, a religious group named Jessore Imam Parishad on Monday held a demonstration in protest of the Bhola incident. They demanded capital punishment of the Hindu youth Biplab, who is allegedly responsible for the hate conversation against Prophet Muhammad (SM).
On October 20, four people were killed and hundreds were injured in Borhanuddin upazila in clashes between police and local people demonstrating for punishment of a youth who, they claimed, had hurt their religious sentiment by a Facebook post.