2 expelled DU BCL men arrested after pointing gun at a leader

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Dhaka, October 08: Police have arrested two former leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) with a firearm on the Dhaka University (DU) campus after they allegedly pointed it to the head of a current leader of the organisation.The duo arrested in the incident at the Haji Muhammad Mohsin Hall on Tuesday, are—Hasibur Rahman Tusar and Abu Bakar Alif, according to Shahbagh Police Station OC Abul Hasan.

They have recently been expelled from the organisation’s DU unit as deputy secretaries for their involvement with activities against the Awami League’s student wing.

A firearm was found in their room, according to the OC.

BCL Mohsin Hall unit General Secretary Mehedy Hasan Sunny said Tusar and Alif pointed the gun at Scholarship Affairs Secretary Md Riaz’s head during an altercation in the afternoon.

Tusar is a student of the Institute of Education and Research and Alif studies philosophy.

Former BCL publicity secretry Saif Babu said they had been expelled allegedly for their involvement in trading methamphetamine-based drug yaba.