The shuttle train service in Chittagong University has been suspended following a blockade enforced by a faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League over several demands.
The BCL faction took position at Zero Point in the campus around 7 am Sunday and started staging demonstration after locking the university main gate,
Later, they put up a barricade on the rail tracks and abducted the driver of a shuttle train that disrupted the service and created sufferings to university-bound teachers and several thousand students.
Although the driver was released later, the train service is still remaining suspended till filing of this report around 11 am.
Their demands include release of six BCL activists and withdraw of a case filed against them.
Confirming about the blockade, Md Jakir Hossain, in-charge of Sholoshohor Railway Police outpost, said that additional security measures have been taken in the campus.
Belal Uddin, officer-in-charge of Hathazari Police station, said that a case was filed against several BCL activists after a clash between two factions of Awami League"s student wing and recovery of arms.
Protesting the incident, the faction of BCL enforced the strike.