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>seven students to face trial in case filed by cops

>Seven Dhaka University students were cleared Wednesday in a case filed by an army personnel in connection with the torching an army vehicle in August last year but will have to face trial in another case filed by police in connection with the same incident.
Affirming that the trial would go on, education adviser Hossain Zillur Rahman said Wednesday that the government had decided to set free those charged with violating the Emergency Power Rules.
“The government is sympathetic to those facing charge of violating the Emergency Power Rules, but its [the government’s] stance regarding those actively involved with violent incidents is clear,” Zillur told reporters during a briefing on government decisions regarding the release of DU teachers and students and cases filed in connection with the August 20-22 demonstrations.
The government yesterday decided to withdraw 10 cases filed in connection with violating the Emergency Power Rules during the August turmoil.
(Read The Daily Star article)

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