Members of Detective Branch (DB) of police have been accused of abducting two meritorious students (pictured) late on Monday night from Tulagaon village, Nangolkot sub-district, Comilla. Family members of the two abducted students have said that men in plain clothes identifying themselves to be DB police had whisked them away late at night. However, the various branches of the security forces denied having any knowledge of the arrest or abduction of the two students. Family sources informed that one of those abducted by the plain clothed men was Osman Gani Mridha (21), son of Yunus Ali Mridha of Tulagaon village. Osman is a student of the economics department at Comilla Victoria Government College. The other student abducted is Nasir Uddin Mridha (17), son of Mostafizur Rahman Mridha of the same household in Tulagaon. Nasir is a class 11 student at Nangalkot Hasan Memorial Degree College.
Like every night, they were asleep after completion of studies late into the night. At around 1:30 am past midnight, 10-12 plain clothed men identifying themselves as DB police woke them up and in a short time, forced them into vehicles and quickly drove off with them. After the incident, various branches of police including Nangolkot police were contacted for information on the abducted students. However, all of them denied having any knowledge of the incident or of the abducted students. Yunus Ali Mridha, father of one of the abducted students Osman Gani Mridha, said, “We have heard that they are being held at the DB headquarters at Mintu Road in Dhaka. However, we have not being able to receive any confirmation whatsoever of the news till now.”
On the other hand, it was known that a blanket of despair and sorrow had descended on the village of Tulagaon as the news of the abducted missing students spread among relatives, friends and general people of the village.
Source: Naya Diganta