10 accused put on 5-day remand, case shifted to DB
Ten ex-leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) were placed on a five-day remand each by a Dhaka court on Tuesday in BUET (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology) student Abrar Fahad murder case
Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yeasir Ahsan Chowdhury passed the order, said General Register Officer (GRO) Md Mazharul Islam.
Inspector Kabir Hossain of Chawk Bazar Police Station, also Investigation Officer (IO) of the case, produced them before the court with a ten-day remand prayer each for interrogation.
The remanded BCL leaders are BCL's BUET wing general secretary Mehedi Hasan Russel, Vice President Muhtasim Fuad, organsing secretary Mehedi Hasan Rabin, information and research secretary Anik Sarkar and sports secretary Meftahul Islam Jiyon, Deputy-Social Service affairs secretary Ifti Mosharrof, BUET BCL members Muntasir Al Jemi, Md Muzahidur Rahman Mujahid, Khandaker Tabakkharul Islam Tanvir and Istiak Ahmed Munna. All are students of BUET.
The IO said in his forwarding report that they should be interrogated under police custody for unearthing clue to the sensational murder and arresting other FIR listed accused.
Assistant Public Prosecutor Hemayet Uddin Khan Hiron pleaded for remand in the court as they committing murder using BCL identity.
Advocate Morsheda Khanam Shilpi, Adv Shamimur Rahman , Adv Aminul Islam and Adv Abedur Rahman Shabuz defended them in the court.
Meanwhile, The ten students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), accused in Abrar Fahad murder case, have confessed to their involvement in the killing.
A senior police official of the Detective Branch (DB) of police told the Daily Observer on Tuesday that they confessed to the police that they were involved in the brutal killing.
The case filed against 19 people over the murder of Abrar Fahad has been shifted to the Detective Branch. Abrar's father Barkatullah filed the case against 19 people with the police on Monday.
"We have shifted the case to DB on Tuesday," said Dhaka Metropolitan Deputy Commissioner of Police Md Shafiqul Islam.
Abrar, a second-year student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), died after he was brutally beaten by some Chhatra League leaders and activists at a university dormitory early Monday .