BUET student Abrar’s body taken to Kushtia home | Daily Star
10:51 AM, October 08, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:23 PM, October 08, 2019

Abrar laid to rest in Kushtia

Buet student Abrar Fahad, who was beaten to death allegedly by Bangladesh Chhatra League activists of the university unit, was buried at his village at Raidanga village in Kumarkhali upazila in Kushtia this morning.

Hundreds of people attended the third namaz-e-janaza of Abrar held at the village. Rezaul Karim, vice-principal of Afsar Uddin Madrasa, administered the janaza.

Later, Abrar was buried at his family graveyard around 10:00am.

After the burial, local people staged protests with different placards demanding exemplary punishment of the killers of Abrar.

Earlier, a heart-rending scene was created when an ambulance carrying Abrar's body reached Kushtia town around 5:00am. Relatives, neighbours broke down in tears seeing the body of the young boy.

Hundreds of people attended the second namaz-e-janaza of Abrar held in Kushtia town at around 6:00am.

Police arrested ten leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League in connection with the killing of Abrar on Monday and his father filed a murder case against 19 BCL men with Chawkbazar Police Station.

 

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