SUST security guard held over Zafar Iqbal attack

07 Mar,2018

Sylhet, BdChronicle:

Law enforcing agencies have arrested the security guard of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) for interrogation in connection with the knife attack on Dr Zafar Iqbal.

The arrestee was identified as Md Khalekuzzaman, the Company Guard of the university and resident of Jagodal union of Derai upazila in Sunamganj District, the same village that the attacker Faizul hails from.

Eyewitness sources said law enforcers arrested Khalekuzzaman from the third floor of the central library of the university when he was reporting for duty around 4:30pm.

SUST Proctor Zahir Uddin confirmed that law enforcers arrested Khalekuzzaman for interrogation.

Four members of law enforcers picked up Khalekuzzaman in a black car. There are two security guards on the third floor while three on fourth floor of the central library of the university, said Md Yunus, the security guard at the main gate of the central library.

Earlier on Saturday, Faizul attacked Prof Zafar Iqbal on stage of an event at the university.

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