Alexa Abrar’s roommate Mizan held

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Abrar murder

Abrar’s roommate Mizan held

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 03:44 PM, 10 October 2019  

Abrar’s roommate Mizan held

Abrar’s roommate Mizan held

Police have arrested roommate Mizan over the murder of Abrar Fahad at Sher-e-Bangla Hall in Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet). 

He was detained on Thursday at room no 1011 in the Sher-e-Bangla Hall. The detainee Mizan, a student in the Department of Water Research and Engineering of the university.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of the DB South Zone (Lalbagh Zone) Khandaker Rabiul Arafat Lelin confirmed the matter and said that Mizan was taken to the DB office.

Earlier, Amit Saha was was detained from the capital’s Sabujbagh area on Thursday morning over the killing of Abrar Fahad. 

It was learned that Amit, a resident of Sher-e-Bangla Hall’s room-2011 where Abrar was badly tortured for five hours. Although Amit is an alleged culprit of Abrar murder, he was not accused in the case filed over the killing. 

Abrar, a second-year student of the university’s electrical and electronic engineering department, was beaten to death allegedly by some BCL leaders — led by Amit Shaha — at his room in the residence hall in the night on October 6. 

Abrar’s father Barkat Ullah filed a case against 19 people with Chawkbazar Police Station on Monday. So far, police have arrested 13 people. 

Later, BCL expelled its 11 leaders including its Buet unit general secretary Mehedi Hasan Rasel, for their alleged involvement in the incident.