25 named on charge sheet for BUET student Abrar murder

Published : 13 Nov 2019, 14:14

Sahos Desk

Police have submitted a charge sheet accusing 25 people in a killing case of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad.

Md Wahiduzaman, investigation officer of the Detective Branch (DB) of Police, submitted the charge sheet to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Dhaka on Wednesday (today). 

Abrar, 21, a second-year student of electrical and electronic engineering department of BUET, 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 in the early hours of October 7 after he was taken to room-2011 around 8:00 pm on October 6.

The killing incident of the BUET student also triggered mass protests on the campuses across the country and on the social media including the Facebook. 

Following the death of Abrar, Barkatullah (Abrar’s father) filed a case against 19 people with Chawkbazar Police Station in the capital. Later, the law enforcers arrested 21 suspects in connection with the murder case.

BUET expelled the suspects temporarily and banned student politics on the campus following protests after the incident

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