Monday, July 15

RU professor killing: Protest contunies at RU

The students and teachers of Rajshahi University are continuing their classes and examinations boycott programme  on Monday to protest the killing of Professor AKM Shafiul Islam of Sociology Department.

Hundreds of teachers and students wore black badges and formed a human chain for half an hour at the gate of the RU senate building.

Rajshahi University Teachers’ Association (RUTA) joint general secretary Moshihur Rahman announced the boycott programme for two more days on Sunday after an emergency meeting.
Earlier, unidentified assailants hacked Shafiul Islam, a professor of the sociology department at RU, to death near the Bihas residential area when he was returning to his residence on motorbike.