Bangladesh, Sept. 18 -- The Dhaka University authorities recently decided to conduct dope tests on freshers in a bid to keep the campus free of drugs. But the authorities are still not sure how the decision will be implemented.

A section of students welcomed the decision saying it will help to reduce the number of drug addicts in the campus while some said the decision goes against 'personal freedom', fearing that authorities could use the system to harass and oppress students.

The decision was taken in principle at a syndicate meeting chaired by Vice Chancellor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman on September 1, confirmed Dr ASM Maksud Kamal, pro-vice chancellor (education).

"Now, the committee will formulate policies on the process, facilities, and ...