Attack on Zafar Iqbal

Trial begins in case filed over attack on Zafar Iqbal

A Sylhet court starts the trial of a case filed over the attempted murder of eminent educationist Prof Muhammad Zafar Iqbal at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology campus on March 3 last year.

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

Murder attempt on Zafar Iqbal: Main accused Foyzul gets life imprisonment

A Sylhet Court today sentenced main accused Foyzul Hasan to life term imprisonment and Md Sohag Miah to four years’ jail in a case filed over the attempted murder of Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology campus on March 3, 2018.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Trial begins in case filed over attack on Zafar Iqbal

A Sylhet court starts the trial of a case filed over the attempted murder of eminent educationist Prof Muhammad Zafar Iqbal at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology campus on March 3 last year.

March 9, 2018
March 9, 2018

Aftermath of a ghastly attack

The attack on Zafar Iqbal has been profoundly appalling but not surprising. He has been stalked for a few years since being put on the hit list by elements fed on a dogmatic diet to finish those off who didn't fit into their narrow view of life.

March 8, 2018
March 8, 2018

Attack on Zafar Iqbal: Attacker’s brother held

Police arrest the brother of Foyzur, the attacker of noted author Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, from Gazipur.

March 8, 2018
March 8, 2018

Cops looking for Foyzur's brother

The elder brother of Foyzur Rahman fled with Foyzur's mobile phone and tab soon after the attack on Prof Dr Zafar Iqbal was carried out, counterterrorism officials said.

March 7, 2018
March 7, 2018

Sleeper cell of militant group behind attack

Investigators have claimed that a “sleeper cell” of a militant outfit was behind the knife attack on Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal.

March 6, 2018
March 6, 2018

Protests rage on countrywide

Protests and condemnations continued to pour in yesterday over the attack on Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, an eminent writer and a professor at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST).