Afsana killing: Chhatra Union to march towards home ministry Aug 22

Bangladesh Chhatra Union (BCU) today announced to march towards the home ministry on August 22 to submit a memorandum demanding the arrest of the killers of its activist Afsana Ferdous.

They also decided to besiege district commissioner's offices across the country on the same day and hold nationwide protests tomorrow to press home their demand.

BCU General Secretary GM Zilani Shuvo announced the programmes at a press conference at Modhus’ canteen of Dhaka University today.

Two unidentified youths dumped Afsana, an architecture student from Mirpur’s Saik Institute of Management and Technology, at a local hospital in an unconscious state on Saturday night.

Police later received her body. Afsana’s family alleged that the victim was raped before being murdered.