Police yesterday detained two students of Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (Cuet) on charge of pasting posters of banned Islamist outfit Hizb-ut Tahrir from the port city.
The detainees are Anwar Parvez Sikder, 22, of Gojaria upazila in Munshiganj and Mohammad Habibullah, 22, of Delduar upazila in Tangail. Both are third year students of Electrical and Electronics Department of Cuet.
A police patrol of Panchlaish Police Station noticed a group arguing with the security guard of Sanai community centre at OR Nizam Road over pasting posters on the wall of the centre, said the Officer-in-Charge (OC) Nobo Jyoti Khisa.
The law enforcers arrested them around 4:15am and seized 13 posters from their possession. Two others of the group managed to escape arrest.
The posters were to protest the move for going back to 1972 constitution and the High Court verdict on fifth amendment, added the OC.
A case was filed with Panchlaish Police Station in this connection.