SIU expels 15 BCL men for killing fellow

Staff Correspondent . Sylhet

Authorities of Sylhet International University expelled 15 students from the university on Friday for their involvement in the killing of a fellow, Kazi Habibur Rahman, a fourth year student of business administration.
They are Mohammad Hossain Sagor, Mainul Islam Mainul, Ashik Uddin, Sujan Miah, Kazi Kamrul Ahmed, Nayan Roy, Bishwajit Dey Bapan, Sayedur Rahman, Alaur Khan Imran of business administration, Anisur Rahman and Bashir Uddin Ahmed Tuhin of English department, Elias Ahmed Punam, Abdul Awal Sohan, Harunur Rashid of law department and Saidur Rahman Saymon of electronic and computer engineering department, a university official said.
Confirming the news, SIU public relation officer Tarek Uddin Taz told New Age that the syndicate of the university took the decision in an emergency meeting held on Friday evening. At the meeting, a probe committee formed regarding the killing submitted its report which recommended the expulsion.
He said the expelled students were involved in the activities of Bangladesh Chhatra League.
Earlier on January 22, the authorities suspended the studentship of 10 out of 15 expelled students on the same ground.
Kazi Habibur Rahman, a BCL activist and son of Kazi Siddiqur Rahman of village Ranighat at Madhabpur union under Brahmanpara upazila in Comilla, was stabbed and critically injured by a group of fellow activists on the campus following a internal conflict on January 19. He died at a private hospital in same night.

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