One more arrested over Abrar murder

Sun Online Desk

9th October, 2019 12:40:50 printer

One more arrested over Abrar murder

Police have arrested one more suspect for killing of Abrar Fahad, a second year student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

The arrestee is identified as Ovi, a student of BUET.

The law enforcers arrested suspected killer from Dhanmondi on Wednesday.

With the arrest of Ovi, fourteen persons have been arrested in connection with the killing of Abrar Fahad so far.

On Tuesday, Police arrested three more suspects over the Abrar murder.

The arrestees are Moniruzzaman Monir (21), Md Akash Hossain (21) and Shamsul Arefin Rafat (21)-- all are students of BUET.

On Monday, law enforcers arrested 10 leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League over the Abrar’s murder.

They are BCL Buet unit general secretary Mehedi Hasan Russel, its vice-president Muhtasim Fuad, organising secretary Mehedi Hasan Robin, information and research secretary Anik Sarkar, sports secretary Meftahul Islam, literature secretary Moniruzzaman Monir, deputy social welfare secretary Efti Mosharraf Sokal, deputy office secretary Mostoba Rafid and two members Muntasir Al Jami and Ehtemamul Rabbi.

They were put on a five-day remand by a court here on Tuesday over the murder.

Abrar’s father Barkatullah filed a case with Chawkbazar Police station on Monday evening accusing 19 people, including earlier arrested 10 BCL leaders and activists.

The case was transferred to the DB on Tuesday for investigation.

Abrar, 21, a student Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet), was found dead on the staircase of Sher-e-Bangla Hall of the university early Monday.

Some BCL leaders beat him at room-2011 of the dormitory on Sunday night suspecting his link to Bangladesh Islami Chhatra Shibir.

On Monday, BCL expelled 11 leaders and activists of its BUET unit for their involvement in the murder of Abrar Fahad.