Man beaten after pointing gun at protesters in Shahbagh

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 21:14, Jan 15, 2020 | Updated : 22:44, Jan 15, 2020

Police have held a man with a firearm after he was beaten by Dhaka University students following a altercation at Dhaka's Shahbagh area.
Witnesses said that one man driving a black Toyota Allion came out of the car during the Shahbagh intersection blockade and demanded that his car be allowed to pass through.
When the students refused, he pulled out a pistol and aimed it at the students that enraged the protesting students. They then started beating him.
Later, police intervened and rescued the man, also recovering a licensed shotgun from his car.
The man, Alif Rusdi (45) was taken to Shahbagh police station along with his wife and niece.
He has been sent to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital for treatment, said Abul Hossain, OC of Shahbagh police.