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BUET authorities agree to protesting students' demands
Deshsangbad Desk
Published : Tuesday, 8 October, 2019 at 11:57 PM, Update: 10.10.2019 11:24:08 AM

The administration of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) have agreed to the eight-point demand placed by students protesting Abrar's death.

Buet Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Saiful Islam has agreed to meet the demands in phases, confirmed VC's Personal Secretary Kamrul Hasan.

The university administration is also considering banning student politics on Buet campus.

Students have been protesting and demanding justice for the murder of Abrar Fahad, a second year student of electrical and electronic engineering department of the university, was beaten to death on Monday.

Some Chhatra League leaders have been accused of beating him for his alleged involvement with Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami.

Meanwhile, Abrar's father Barkat Ullah filed a murder case against 19 people with Chawkbazar police station on Monday evening.

Later, Bangladesh Chhatra League expelled 11 of its members permanently from the organization for their involvement in Abrar’s murder.

Abrar’s death sparked protest across Bangladesh. The protesters have demanded justice for Abrar and capital punishment for the murderers.

As of now, 13 people have been arrested in connection to the murder.

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