Detective Branch of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Friday arrested two accused in the Abrar murder case from Sylhet and Satkhira district.
The law enforcers have arrested 18 people in connection with the murder of Abrar so far, 14 of whom are accused in the case.
On Friday morning, police arrested Majedul Islam, 21, from Shah Kiron area of Sylhet. He is a student of mechanical engineering department of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet).
The other accused named Shamim was arrested from Satkhira later in the afternoon. Both of them were being brought to Detective Branch Dhaka office while filing this report at 8:00pm.
Abrar, a second-year student of electrical and electronic engineering department at Buet, was bludgeoned to death by Chhatra League leaders and activists inside his dormitory over a Facebook post protesting against a recent deal between Bangladesh and India.
Barkat Ullah, father of the deceased Abrar Fahad, subsequently filed a murder case with Chawkbazar Police Station implicating 19 Buet students.