BUET student Abrar killed, two BCL leaders held

07 Oct 2019, 16:01

UNB

Two leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League’s Buet unit were detained on Monday for their suspected involvement in the death of Abrar Fahad, a second-year student of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

The detainees are – General Secretary Mehedi Hasan Rasel and Vice-President Muttakim Fuhad.

“We detained them for questioning over Abrar’s death,’ said Chawkbazar Police Station Officer-in-Charge Md Sohrab Hossain.

Meanwhile, several hundred students of Dhaka University, led by Ducsu Vice-President Nurul Haque Nur, brought out a protest procession on the campus.

Abrar (21), a resident of Sher-E-Bangla residential hall, was pronounced dead around 3am by Buet Medical Officer Dr Md Mashuk Elahi. It is being suspected that he has been beaten to death. 

Meanwhile, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said the perpetrators will face actions. 

“You can’t just beat someone to death for having a different opinion,’ he told reporters at Secretariat. “The authorities concerned have been asked to take steps in this regard.”