5 DU students among 26 held for taking drugs in Suhrawardy Udyan

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Dhaka, July 7: Police arrested 26 people including five students of Dhaka University (DU) and a vice-president of Jagannath University unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League for taking drugs and staying in Suhrawardy Udyan on Thursday night defying restriction, reports UNB. 

The DU students who are held include Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury, a master’s student of Law department, Sujon Sarker, a final-year student of Music department, Anwar Hossain, a final-year student of Bangla department, Ariful Islam, a master’s student of Botany department and Faisal Haque, a master’s student of Renewable Energy department.

Abul Hasan, officer-in-charge of Shahbagh Police Station, said that a team of police conducted a drive in the Udyan at night and arrested them on charges of taking drugs and roaming here and there defying restriction.