SYLHET: A Sylhet court granted seven days of remand to Fayzur Rahman, who knifed Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST) science teacher Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal on March 3.
Judge of the Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate-3 Haridas Kumar granted the remand after police had applied for 10-day remand Thursday noon (March 08).
Earlier on March 3, Fayzur Rahman stabbed Iqbal from behind while he was attending the concluding ceremony of a festival of Electrical Electronics Engineering (EEE) department at the Mukto Mancha of SUST at around 5:40pm.
Afterwards, Fayzur Rahman was lynched by students following the attack. He underwent treatment at hospital. Now, he is under trial.
Meanwhile, Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal is undergoing treatment at Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka.
The attacker was identified as Fayzur Rahman, 24, son of Hafiz Atiqur Rahman, from Kalaiya Kapon area of Derai upazila of Sunamganj district.
His father is a teacher of Toker Bazar Women's madrasa in Sylhet, on the outskirts of Sylhet.
Fayzur Rahman was schooled in madrasa education. He lived in Sheikh Para area under Kumargaon of Sylhet Sadar Upazila
BDST: 1439 HRS, MAR 8, 2018