Quota reform movement leader Luma on 3-day remand

Kalerkantho Online   

16 August, 2018 18:42 PM

Quota reform movement leader Luma on 3-day remand

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A court here in Dhaka on Thursday granted a three-day remand of quota reform leader Lutfunnahar Luma.

Judge Kazi Kamrul Islam of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate passed the order after rejecting the bail appeal of the accused today.

Luma, a second-year student of Sociology Department of Eden Women’s College, was arrested yesterday from her grandfather’s house in Sirajganj in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology Act.

Lutfunnahar Luma was also the joint convener of Bangladesh General Students’ Rights Protection Council, a national platform of job seekers who are demanding the reformation of the quota system in all public recruitments.

Earlier, the investigation officer of the case, Md Rafikul Islam, an inspector of Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit (CTTU) sought five-day remand to interrogate the quota reform movement leader.

The case was filed against her on August 5 with Ramna Police Station.