3 held over snatching of JnU student Parisha's phone
Police Tuesday arrested three members of a ring, dealing in stolen mobiles, from Dhaka's Karwan Bazar for their involvement in the snatching of the mobile phone of Jagannath University (JnU) student Parisha Akhtar. The accused are Md Ripon alias Akash, Md Shafiq and a juvenile whose name has not been released. On July 21, a youth snatched the phone of Parisha, a student of zoology at JnU, while she was on a bus in Karwan Bazar, Rubaiyat Zaman, additional deputy commissioner Of Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Tejgaon Zone, said Wednesday. However, Parisha quickly got off the bus and caught a suspect and she also beat him up. Her friends caught another suspect. Read: 6 ‘robbers’ held in city The bravery of Parisha and her friends took social media by storm. A general diary was registered with the police and a case was also filed in connection with the incident, the ADC said. After checking CCTV footage, Tejgaon Police arrested a juvenile from Karwan Bazar. He initially said he did nothing. However, the juvenile later admitted his involvement and named another person called Ripon alias Akash. "During interrogation, Ripon also admitted his involvement. He sold Parisha's phone to Md Shafiq, who buys stolen handsets, for Tk4,000. Shafiq was arrested along with the stolen phone from Karwan Bazar Tuesday," the ADC said.
Professor Dr Rasheda Akhtar appointed new treasurer of JU
Dr Rasheda Akhtar, professor of Anthropology department and Dean of Social Sciences faculty of Jahangirnagar University, has been appointed as new treasurer of the university. Communication officer of the University, Professor Dr Mohmmad Mohiuddin confirmed the decision to UNB Tuesday. Also read: Prof Imdadul made new VC of JnU Dr Rasheda Akhtar will be substituting former treasurer Professor Monjurul Islam, he said.
JnU Youth Journalist Forum gets new Body
Azizul Hoque of United News of Bangladesh (UNB) and Shagor Hossain of The Daily Campus have been elected as President and General Secretary respectively, of the Youth Journalist Forum Bangladesh (YJFB) Jagannath University (JnU) unit for next one year.
JnU students demand semester fee waiver
Jagannath University (JnU) students on Monday demanded waiver of semester fee amid the pandemic.
JnU student suspended for hurting religious sentiment
The authorities of Jagannath University (JnU) on Monday suspended a student for allegedly posting derogatory remarks about Prophet Muhammad.
JnU ready to host 1st convocation
The first convocation of Jagannath University (JnU) will be held on Saturday.
4 JnU students suspended over ragging
Jagannath University (JnU) authorities have suspended four students on charge of ragging a first year student of 2020-21 academic year.
JnU unit-2 admission test Friday
Dhaka, Sept 19 (UNB)-The first year honours admission tests of unit -2 of Jagannath University (JnU) for the session 2019-20 will be held on Friday.