National, Back Page

Sher-e-Bangla Hall provost of BUET resigns

Published : 09 Oct 2019 08:13 PM | Updated : 07 Sep 2020 08:04 AM

Jafar Iqbal Khan, Sher-e-Bangla Hall provost of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology resigned on Wednesday amid protests over the killing of Abrar Fahad. ‘The provost has resigned,’ BUET Teachers' Association president AKM Masud told students after a teachers' meeting on Wednesday afternoon.

Abrar, second year student of EEE, was beaten to death reportedly by leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League at the university's Sher-e-Bangla Hall on early Monday. Provost Jafar Iqbal could not be reached for comments.