Chhatra League wants justice for Abrar

DU Correspondent
Published : 15:30, Oct 09, 2019 | Updated : 15:34, Oct 09, 2019

Central Chhatra League acting general secretary Lekhak Bhattacharjee spekas at a press briefing at Dhaka University’s Madhur Canteen on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 PHOTO/Mehedi HasanCondemning Abrar Fahad’s murder, Central Chhatra League acting general secretary Lekhak Bhattacharjee has stated that they will not take responsibility for anyone's personal conflict.
"We do not support the demand of banning student politics. Besides, Chhatra League gave no instructions to beat any student. We are not going to take responsibility of anyone’s personal conflict,” he said on Wednesday (Oct 9).
Lekhak made the statement at a press briefing held near Dhaka University’s Madhur Canteen. He also condemned the failure of the hall authorities in preventing Abrar's murder

On the other hand, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) students gave the authorities an ultimatum of seven days to ban all political student organization and their activities in the campus.

Abrar, a second-year student of electrical and electronic engineering department of the university, was beaten to death on Monday.
Some Chhatra League leaders have been accused of beating him for his alleged involvement with Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami.
Meanwhile, Abrar's father Barkat Ullah filed a murder case against 19 people with Chawkbazar police station on Monday evening.
Later, Bangladesh Chhatra League expelled 11 of its members permanently from the organization for their involvement in Abrar’s murder.
Abrar’s death sparked protest across Bangladesh. The protesters have demanded justice for Abrar and capital punishment for the murderers.
As of now, 13 people have been arrested in connection to the murder.