Thousands of students suffered on Sunday as Chittagong University’s shuttle train service was halted after a factional clash of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on the campus.
Sources said the service had remained suspended since train driver Khorshed Alam was kidnapped from Soloshohor Rail Station area around 8:30am by Chhatra League activists.
Railway Police Station (GRP) Officer-in-Charge Mostafizur Rahman Bhuiyan told UNB that the Chhatra League activists released Khorshed around 11:30pm.
Five people were injured in a turf war between two groups – Bijoy and CFC – on the campus.
The injured are – Md Ilias of Islamic studies department, Obidur Rahman Limon of Islamic history and culture, Niloy Hasan of public administration, Mahfuzur Rahman of statistics, and Priyam Roy Pranto of geography and environment.
Acting Proctor Pranab Mitra Chowdhury said he had heard about the clash. “The train service was halted after the driver was abducted following the clash,” he said. “The authorities concerned have asked police to take necessary action.”