Two year on, Saad murderers in BAU are still at large

Two year on, Saad murderers in BAU are still at large


The murderers of Saad Ibn Momtaz of the Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) in Mymensingh who was killed two years ago on this day, are yet to be punished.
The university authority has also not disclosed the complementary probe report of the probe committee made by former administration to investigate the incident properly.

Saad Ibne Momtaz, 21, was a fourth year student of fisheries faculty of BAU and also the Organizing Secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Ashraful Haque Hall unit.
On 31 March night, 2014, some of his fellows beat him brutally in his dormitory. The next day on April 1, he succumbed to his injuries at Private clinic of Mymensingh town.
After his death, students are erupted in protest in the campus and boycotted classes exams more than one month.
In the face of their demand, On 9 April 2014, BAU authorities expelled three students Rezaul Karim, Sujoy Kumar Kundu and Rukonuzzaman Rukon and also suspended more three Nazmul Shahadat, Dewan Mohammad Muntaka Mufrad and Antar Chowdhury in different terms accused involvement of the murder.
The BAU authorities filed a murder case (under section 302) with Mymensingh Kotwali police station and police also submitted a charge sheet against 14 accused involving in the murder. All of them are BAU unit BCL leaders and activists.
But the universities agitating students and teachers were unhappy with the expulsion and continued agitation against the decision of the authorities.
Later, the authorities formed a complementary probe committee headed by Prof Dr ATM Zia Uddin for further investigation. On 25 May 2014, the probe committee submitted the report to the former Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Rafiqul Hoque. But the authority is yet to disclose the report.
Police, however, arrested 8 charge sheeted persons in different times from different regions. All of whom got bailed from the jail and appeared on the campus recently.
To this connection, BAU unit BCL expelled the Sujoy and Rukon on 4 April 2014 and central committee of BCL expelled six other leaders on 3 December 2014 for their alleged involvement in the killing.
Police arrested some accused involving the murder and sent to jail and also trying to arrest the others culprits, said Officer In-charge (OC) of Mymensingh Katwali model thana, Kamrul Islam. – BAU Correspondent


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