Alexa Abrar murder: 10 accused remanded for five days

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Abrar murder: 10 accused remanded for five days

 Staff Correspondent  daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:16 PM, 8 October 2019   Updated: 04:20 PM, 8 October 2019

Abrar Fahad, a second-year student of Buet

Abrar Fahad, a second-year student of Buet

A court on Tuesday afternoon passed a five-day remand for each of the 10 accused in connection to Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) student Abrar Fahad murder case. 

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yeasir Ahsan Chowdhury granted the remand. 

Police produced the accused before the court around 3:00 pm today, a day after their arrest, and appealed for a 10-day remand for each of them. 

Police arrested the 10 members of Buet unit Chhatra League yesterday. They were identified as Mehedi Hasan Rasel of civil engineering batch-13, general secretary of Buet BCL, Muhtasim Fuad of civil engineering batch-14 vice-president, Mehedi Hasan Robein of chemical engineering batch-15, the organising secretary, Anik Sarker of mechanical engineering batch-15, the secretary of information and research affairs, Ishtiaq Hasan Munna of mechanical engineering batch-15, the publication affairs secretary, Ifti Mosharraf Shakal of biomedical engineering batch-16, the deputy social welfare secretary, Meftahul Islam Zion of naval architecture and marine engineering batch-15, the sports secretary, Muzahidur Rahman Muzahid of civil engineering batch-17, Muntasir Alam Jemi of chemical engineering batch-18 and Tanvir Ahmed of mechanical engineering batch-17.

Last night, Abrar’s father Barkat Ullah filed a murder case against 19 people, including the arrestees, with the Chawkbazar Police Station. 

The body of Abrar was recovered from the Buet’s Sher-E-Bangla residential hall early Sunday. He, hailing from Kushtia, was a second-year student of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the institution. 

Abrar's classmates claimed that he was beaten to death. He was a resident of the no-1011 room of the institution’s Sher-E-Bangla residential hall.  

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