Abrar Fahad’s younger brother gets chance in BUET
Abrar Faiyaj, younger brother of Abrar Fahad who was beaten to death by some BCL leaders at the university's Sher-e-Bangla Hall on October 7, 2019, got chance to Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet).
The authorities of the university have revealed the results of the admission test for the academic session of 2021-22 yesterday (June 30, 2021).
Abrar Faiyaj has ranked 450th position and he was selected for the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
He is currently studying at Computer Science department at Islamic University of Technology (IUT) in Gazipur.
Asked, whether he will take admission at Buet, Faiyaz said, "My family members are happy that I got chance at Buet. I did not decide about the admission. I will take the decision after consulting my parents. But if there is no ragging at BUET and the environment is conducive, chances are high to take admission there".
On December 8, 2021, 20 people were sentenced to death and five others to life term imprisonment in Abrar Fahad murder case.
During the judgment, the court said it has given the highest punishment to the accused so that such an incident does not repeat again.
In the early hours of October 7 of 2019, Abrar Fahad, a second-year student of electrical and electronics engineering (EEE) department of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet), died after he was brutally beaten by some Chhatra League men at Sher-e-Bangla hall of the university.
Following the murder, Abrar's father Barkat Ullah filed a murder case in this regard with Chawkbazar Police Station against 19 Buet unit BCL leaders and activists.
Buet authorities on October 11 banned all political activities on the campus.
On November 13 that year, Inspector Md Wahiduzaman of Detective Branch of police submitted the charge sheet of the case to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court of Dhaka against 25 accused.