Friday, 24th September 2021

Student politics banned in Buet following student murder

Dhaka, Oct 12 (BAN/ AD): As protest have erupted folloeing murder of student in campus Buet on Friday suspended 19 students and banned politics from its campus. Buet Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Saiful Islam met agitating students and clarified his stand on a 10-point demand.

On Thursday afternoon, the students placing a charter of 10 demands threatened to lock down all the academic, and administrative buildings of the university, if the VC failed to meet them by 2pm on Friday.

VC apologized to the students for “lacking” in the role he should have played immediately after the incident. He said “I did have some shortcomings. I beg apology,” said the VC adding: “I am extremely sorry as I could not appear on time.”

The alliance’s spokesperson Mohammed Nasim at a meeting in Dhaka said: “We’re hurt over the delay by Buet VC in reaching there (Sher-e-Bangla Hall). This is so unfortunate, something we cannot expect from a VC.”

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