The students of Cumilla University and Jahangirnagar University on Tuesday staged demonstrations and brought out processions protesting the recent rape of a Dhaka University student.
At Cumilla University, the general students and the leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) formed a human chain in front of the main gate of the university demanding justice for the DU student.
Some 200 students of the university took part in the human chain held in the afternoon.
They also demanded exemplary punishment to the rapist and bringing those involved in the incident to book after arrest.
At Jahangirnagar University, the leaders and activists of BCL brought out a procession demanding highest punishment to the rapist in connection with the rape incident of the DU student in city’s Kurmitola area.
They also held a human chain programme protesting the incident.
Some 300 leaders and activists of JU unit BCL took part in the human chain programme.
Earlier on Sunday night, a female student of Dhaka University was raped by an unidentified man at Kurmitola in the city.
Following the incident, DU students blocked Shahbagh intersection for two hours on Monday and gave a 24-hour ultimatum to the authorities for arresting those involved in the rape. They continued their protests on Tuesday, too.
On Monday, the rape victim informed police that the perpetrator acted alone.