BUET alumni demand VC’s resignation

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BUET alumni association president Jamilur Reza Choudhury reads out 7-point demand over Abrar murder on Wednesday. Photo: Abdus Salam

Amid widespread protests over the killing of BUET student Abrar Fahad, the university's alumni association on Wednesday demanded the resignation of the vice-chancellor, reports UNB.

In a statement, the alumni association also demanded overhauling the administrative body.

They raised seven demands, including justice for Abrar and punishment of the killers.

Alumni of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) take part in a protest in Dhaka on 9 October 2019, after a pupil was allegedly beaten to death by ruling party activists. Photo: AFPOther demands include - forming a special tribunal to ensure punishment within a short time, permanent expulsion of the killers from Buet, banning student politics at Buet, resignation of VC and reformation of administrative body, and ensuring security for students.

Abrar, a second-year electrical and electronic engineering student, was beaten to death by Chhatra League activists at his residential hall on early Monday.

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