Students and intern doctors of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital suspended their ongoing protest after the prime accused responsible for the attack on students and a female intern doctor was arrested early today (August 4, 2022).
On this week, 4 years ago, school and college students protested to ensure road safety for all.
After last year’s unprecedented demonstration for safer roads, different government bodies, police, and transport leaders made a series of lofty promises.
Student demonstrators yesterday said they would resume their peaceful protest for safe roads on Sunday to keep pressure on the authorities to implement their promises.
Students demanding safer roads will return on Sunday again to continue their protest as they end their human chain programme on Progati Sarani in front of Bashundhara gate.
Under pressure from road safety protesters, the authorities yesterday suspended the operation of two bus services, but a section of demonstrators vowed to remain on the streets until all their demands are met.
City commuters suffered long delays as hundreds of students blocked different streets yesterday, demanding safe roads and justice for the death of a fellow student in a road crash.