Room 2011 used as a torture cell
Published : Wednesday, 9 October, 2019 at 12:00 AM Count : 1019
Room No 2011 of Sher-e-Bangla Hall of Bangladesh Univer-sity of Engineering and Technology (BUET), where Abrar Fahad was beaten to death on Monday morning, was used as a torture cell by some activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) BUET unit.
A classmate of Abrar, told The Daily Observer that the room used to be used as a torture cell.
Amit Saha, BUET BCL unit's deputy legal affairs secretary and student of Civil Engineering Department and three others were allotted the room.
Ashikul Islam Bitu, assistant secretary of Chhatra League (BUET Unit) said, "Abrar was called from Room No 1011 of the Hall and taken to Room No 2011 at 8:00pm on Sunday.
"He was questioned by Mujtaba Rafid, deputy office secretary, also a third-year student of Chemical Engineering Department, Iftee Mosharraf Shokal, deputy social secretary, and Amit Saha, deputy law secretary of BCL BUET Unit," Bitu said.
Police did not arrest Amit Saha, though he was identified in the CCTV footage.
Police arrested a total of 13 leaders and activists of BCL in connection with the killing of Abrar.
Three residents of Room No 2011 including Amit Saha went into hiding after Abrar had been beaten to death.
According to Sher-e-Bangla Hall students, some followers of BUET BCL unit's general secretary Russell was present when Abrar was beaten to death inside Room No. 2011.
Abrar Fahad was a second-year student of BUET's Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE).