Three more BUET students remanded over Abrar killing

DHAKA A Dhaka court today placed three students of

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) on five-day remand

in a case lodged over beating fellow student Abrar Fahad to death on early


Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Tofazzal Hossain passed the order as

detective branch (DB) inspector Wahiduzzaman produced Shamsul Arefin Rafat,

Md Moniruzzaman Monir and Md Akash before court and pleaded to place them on

10-day remand each.

Police on October 8 arrested Rafat from capital's Jhigatola area, Monir

from Demra and Akash from Bipail area of Gazipur.

Another Dhaka court on October 8, placed ten former leaders of Bangladesh

Chhatra League (BCL) BUET unit on five-day remand in the same case.

The accused are-Mehedi Hasan Rasel, Muhtasim Fuad, Anik Sarker, Ifti

Mosharraf Sokal, Sefayetul Islam Jiyon, Ishtiaq Munna, Khandaker Tabakkharul

Islam Tanvir, Mozahidur Rahman, Muntamir Al Jemmy and Mehedi Hasan Robin.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury passed the order

as investigation officer produced the accused before court and pleaded to

place them on 10-day remand.

BUET students and the varsity authorities found Abrar, 22, in critical

condition from first-floor stairs of Sher-e-Bangla Hall at the wee hours of

October 7 and rushed him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), where

doctors declared him dead at around 6.30 am.

His father filed the case with Chawkbazar Police Station against 19


Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)