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Abrar murder: Court orders to seize properties of 4 fugitives

  • Published at 12:46 pm December 3rd, 2019
File photo: CCTV camera shows Abrar Fahad being carried out by Tanim, Moaz and Jemy in hall premises Collected

Abrar was beaten to death at a hall in Buet in October

A Dhaka court has directed police to seize properties of four fugitive accused in the case filed over the murder of Buet student Abrar Fahad.

The fugitive accused are Morsheduzzaman Jisan, Ehteshamul Rabbi Tanim, Morshed Amartya Islam and Muztaba Rafid.

Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Muhammad Kaisarul Islam issued the order of warrant of proclamation and attachment of property on Tuesday.

The court also directed officers-in-charge (OCs) of concerned police stations to submit reports regarding execution of the order by January 1.

File photo of Abrar Fahad | CollectedOn November 13, police submitted a charge sheet against 25 students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) — most of them, Bangladesh Chhatra League leaders and activists — in Abrar murder case. 

On November 18, a Dhaka court accepted the charge sheet and issued warrants against four fugitives.

Abrar, 22, was found dead on a staircase of Buet’s Sher-e-Bangla Hall in the early hours of October 7, after he was taken to the dormitory’s Room No 2011 around 8pm on October 6 and beaten mercilessly by Chhatra League men late into the night.

Abrar’s father Barkat Ullah filed the murder case at Chawkbazar Police Station against 19 people, mostly leaders, and activists of Buet Chhatra League unit.

Amid students’ protest, the university on October 11 banned all political activities on campus and suspended the 19 students accused in the case.