Detectives in a drive arrested an FIR-listed accused in Buet student Abrar Fahad murder case from Shah Kiron area in Sylhet city early Friday.
The arrestee is Majedul Islam, 21, a student of Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering (MME) of Buet and an accused listed in the First Information Report (FIR) of the case.
Tipped off, a team of DB (South) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) conducted a drive in the area and arrested Majedul around 4 am, said Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner of DMP (media).
Abrar, 21, a second-year student of electrical and electronic engineering department of Buet, was beaten to death reportedly by BCL leaders at Sher-e-Bangla Hall of the university.
He was found dead on the staircase of the dormitory early Monday.
A total of 17 suspects have so far been arrested in the case.
Abrar’s father Barkatullah filed the case with Chawkbazar Police station on Monday evening accusing 19 people.
The case was transferred to the Detective Branch on Tuesday for investigation.