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Human chain demands capital punishment for teacher Utpal’s killer

Hundreds of students and teachers from different educational institutions in Savar formed a human chain at Savar Bus Stand area demanding capital punishment of the killer of college teacher Utpal on Thursday.

Later, a delegation of teachers submitted a memorandum to Savar Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Mazharul Islam with several demands including capital punishment of suspected killer Jitu.

Mazharul said that security has been beefed up at schools and colleges in Savar after the incident.

Jitu beat up Utpal indiscriminately with a cricket stump on Saturday, leaving the latter critically injured. Utpal died at Savar Enam Medical College Hospital the next day while undergoing treatment.

The deceased’s family logged a complaint with Ashulia police station against Jitu. Jitu’s family fled the area after filing of the case.

A team of Rab-1 arrested Jitu from Gazipur’s Sreepur and his father was arrested from Kushtia’s Kumarkhali on Wednesday.

Source: United News of Bangladesh