Death of prof: Kuet declared closed till Dec 13, students asked to leave halls
Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (Kuet) has been declared closed till December 13.
The decision was taken at a syndicate meeting held around 11:00 am today, reports our local correspondent quoting Kuet Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Quazi Sazzad Hossain.
After the meeting, the students were asked to leave their residential halls by 4:00 pm today, said the VC.
Prof Md Selim Hossain, a teacher of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) department at the university was found dead at his residence on Tuesday.
Selim, also the provost of Lalan Shah Hall, died hours after some Chhatra League activists led by Sadman Nahyan Sejan, general secretary of Kuet Chhatra League, confined the teacher in his office and mentally tortured him, alleged faculty members of the university.
The university authorities formed a three-member committee to probe the incident.
Kuet teachers and students announced to boycott academic activities till further notice demanding a fair investigation.