19 accused in Abrar Murder case temporarily expelled from BUET

Sun Online Desk

11th October, 2019 06:17:05 printer

19 accused in Abrar Murder case temporarily expelled from BUET

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BUET authorities on Friday announced that all 19 accused of the Abrar Murder case have temporarily been expelled from the university amid the protests of the students over the brutal killing of Abrar Fahad.

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) Vice-chancellor Professor Saiful Islam made the announcement after he sat in a meeting with the protesting students this afternoon.

He announced ban on all kinds of political activities of all organisations on BUET campus.

Earlier, he sat in a meeting with the students over their 10-point demand around 5:00 pm.

Protesting students welcomed his announcement by clapping their hands and chanting slogans during the meeting this evening. 

Abrar Fahad, 21, a student of electrical and electronic engineering department, was beaten to death reportedly by BCL leaders at Sher-e-Bangla Hall of the university.

He was found dead on the staircase of the dormitory early Monday.

A total of 17 suspects have so far been arrested in the case.

Abrar’s father Barkatullah filed the case with Chawkbazar Police station on Monday evening accusing 19 people.

The case was transferred to the Detective Branch of police on Tuesday for investigation.