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    Charge sheet on Abrar murder by this week: Monirul

    Charge sheet in the Buet student Abrar Fahad murder case will be submitted by the current week, Monirul Islam, additional commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) says.

  • Charge sheet next month

    Buet student and BCL activist Mujahidur Rahman Mujahid, an accused in Abrar Fahad murder case, yesterday confessed to a magistrate that he along with several others hit Abrar with a skipping rope.

  • Buet student Abrar Fahad

    Abrar Murder: ‘No link with freedom of expression’

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has told the UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo that the killing of Buet student Abrar Fahad had nothing to do with freedom of expression.

  • Buet student Abrar Fahad Murder

    Anik confesses of beating up Abrar in 2 phases

    Anik Sarker, who was the most ruthless among the attackers of Buet student Abrar Fahad, gives his confessional statement before a magistrate.

  • Abrar murder: One more accused held in Dhaka

    Police have arrested another accused of a case filed in connection with killing of Buet student Abrar Fahad, who was brutally killed allegedly by Bangladesh Chhara League on Monday night.

  • BUET student procession

    Political activities banned at Buet

    The Buet authorities yesterday banned all political activities on the campus and suspended 19 students, mostly leaders of the university’s BCL unit, accused in Abrar Fahad killing case.

  • Buet student Abrar Fahad Murder

    Horrific accounts of cruelty

    Meftahul Islam Zion, a key accused in Buet student Abrar Fahad murder case, yesterday told a magistrate how Abrar was beaten to death with cricket stumps and skipping rope by him and some other Chhatra League leaders and activists.

  • Abrar murder: 2 more accused held in Sylhet, Satkhira

    Detectives claim to have arrested two more accused from Sylhet and Satkhira in connection with a case filed over the ruthless killing of Buet student Abrar Fahad.

  • Fathers of 2 suspects devastated

    Fathers of two of the suspects of Abrar killing yesterday said their sons should face the full force of law and demanded a separate investigation into how their meritorious sons got involved in the heinous crime while studying at a prestigious institution like Buet.

  • Education Minister Dipu Moni

    ‘Social movement needs to be launched to curb ragging culture’

    Education Minister Dipu Moni says she is deeply saddened, shocked and ashamed over the murder of Buet student Abrar Fahad, who was brutally killed allegedly by Bangladesh Chhatra League.

  • ‘He’s feigning, can be beaten up for two more hours’

    Five to six Chhatra League leaders and activists mainly led the torture of Abrar.

  • Ban politics at Buet, punish the killers

    Call for punishing Buet student Abrar Fahad’s killers is getting louder as the alumni of the university and more teachers joined the student agitation, sparked by the brutal murder, yesterday.

  • BCL Reign of Terror: Univ admin did nothing

    Buet authorities knew that Chhatra League activists were bullying, verbally abusing and physically torturing students but they rarely took action against the perpetrators.

  • Buet students issue 7-day ultimatum to ban politics on campus

    Protesting students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) demand a complete ban on organisation-based politics on the campus within the next seven days.

  • Abrar threatened over Facebook posts earlier

    This was not the first time Abrar Fahad was called to room 2011 of Buet’s Sher-e-Bangla Hall.

  • He was loved by many

    The small Roydanga Eidgah and the adjacent graveyard ground in Kushtia’s Raidanga village could hardly hold the influx of people who turned up for the funeral of Abrar Fahad yesterday.

  • Wednesday NIGHTMARE

    Just before the start of their two-day weekend from Thursday, Buet students are supposed to get a breather from classes and exams on Wednesday evenings.

  • I don’t know how, bring back my son

    “Bring back my son alive.” This is all Rokeya Khatun could say as her relatives tried to console her in her home on Kushtia town’s PTTI Road.

  • 2011: a room of horror and dread

    Room 2011. It is the second last room located on the first floor of the five-storey Sher-e-Bangla Hall at Buet. Although innocuous-looking from the outside, the room is known among the students to be a torture cell and a party hub.

  • This kind of violence is unheard of

    Dhaka University Professor Emeritus Serajul Islam Choudhury yesterday said the brutal suppression of dissent at universities is alarming because these institutions are supposed to nurture free speech.

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