DHAKA: Students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) have called off their movement as their major demands over the gruesome murder of their fellow Abrar Fahad are realized.
The protesters made the announcement at a press conference in front of BUET Shaheed Minar in the capital on Wednesday (Dec 04).
They also announced that they will participate in the examinations beginning on December 28.
Mahmudur Rahman Sayem, on behalf of protesters, said: “We thank the Buet administration for fulfilling our three-point demands. We announce the end of the agitation. We hope the university administration will compensate the Abrar family.”
Abrar Fahad, aged 21, a student of electrical and electronic engineering department at BUET(Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology), was tortured to death reportedly by BCL leaders of BUET unit at Sher-e-Bangla Hall of the university on October 7.
Abrar's father filed a murder case against 19 people with Chawkbazar police station on the day of the murder.
On October 11, BUET authorities banned all political activities on the campus and suspended all the 19 accused of the murder case.
BDST: 2138 HRS, DEC 04, 2019