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Journo Assaulted for Saving Female Student at JU

Journo Assaulted for Saving Female Student at JU

The Jagannath University correspondent of the Daily Amader Orthoneeti Meer Rawshan Alam was assaulted be a miscreant when he went to save a female student of the History department at the university from harassment.

The harassed student made a written complaint to the proctor against one Rayhan Kabir for harassing her. The incident took place in front of Bhasa Shaheed Rafiq Bhaban at the university on November 16, 2016 (Wednesday).

Witnesses said Rayhan Kabir, who is an eighth semester student at the History department, was beating up another female of the department. Seeing that, Rawshan went to stop Rayhan, he was beaten too. Later, both that female student and Rawshan were given first aid.Meer Rawshan said that, “There is no safety of the female students at the varsity campus. Today I saw a student being assaulted in front of me and when I went to save her I was assaulted too.”

The assaulted student said Rayhan harassed her frequently over Facebook and mobile phone, the recordings of which she has. On Wednesday Rayhan harassed her physically. She filed a general diary against Rayhan with the Kotowali police station nearly one and half month ago.

Proctor of the university Assistant Professor Dr. Noor Mohammad said, “That female student filed written complaint at my office. Actions will be taken regarding the matter after investigation.”