Chhatra League expels BUET unit's Amit Saha

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 14:00, Oct 14, 2019 | Updated : 15:15, Oct 14, 2019

Police escort BUET murder suspects Hosssain Mohhammad Toha (right) and Amit Saha at the premises of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Dhaka, Oct 11, 2019. FILE PHOTO/Mahmud Hossain OpuThe Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has expelled its BUET unit leader Amit Saha, who has been arrested over the killing of Abrar Fahad.
Chhatra League’s central executive body announced the expulsion in a media release on Monday (Oct 14).
Amit was the deputy law affairs secretary of BUET Chhatra League unit.

Oct 10, the Detective Branch (DB) of police detained Amit from a house at the capital’s Sabujbagh area.
On Oct 7, Abrar, a second-year student of electrical and electronic engineering department of the university, was beaten to death.
A group of BCL BUET unit leaders and activists bludgeoned Abrar to death allegedly for his social media post criticizing the recent Bangladesh-India deal on sharing the water of Five River.
The Bangladesh Chhatra League made the announcement in a statement on Monday (Oct 14).Abrar's father Barkat Ullah filed a murder case against 19 people with the capital's Chawkbazar police on Monday (Oct 7) evening.
Earlier, the BCL expelled as many as 11 of its members permanently from the organization for their alleged involvement in the murder.
The killing of Abrar sparked protest across the country with protesters demanding justice for Abrar and capital punishment for the murderers.
The BUET authorities also banned the activities of all political student bodies on the campus amid the student protest.