Students give ultimatum to ban politics at BUET
Published : Wednesday, 9 October, 2019 at 12:18 PM Count : 290
Protesting the murder of fellow student Abrar Fahad, agitating students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) on Wednesday gave an ultimatum to ban all political activities at their educational institution by October 15.
The demonstrators said the general students are passing their days with discomfort due to this political activities. So, it should be banned.
The students placed their 10-point demand to newsmen, including the ultimatum.
They also threatened to go for tougher movement if their demands are not met.
The other demands include: capital punishment of the killers, expulsion of identified killers from BUET by October 11, to dispose the trial of Fahad murder case at speedy trail tribunal within a short time, to stop all kinds of physical and mental torture in the name of ragging in the residential halls.
BUET teachers and students brought out a silent procession on the campus around 10am under the banner of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) demanding exemplary punishment of Fahad’s killers.
The general students are also staging sit-in in front of Shaheed Minar.
Abrar Fahad, 21, a second year student of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), was found dead at his dormitory Sher-e-Bangla Hall early Monday.
The dormitory students alleged that Fahad was beaten to death by the university unit Chhatra League men at one stage of questioning. They suspect Fahad a Shibir activist following his facebook post over recent several deals with India.