Case filed over attack on Prof Zafar Iqbal

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4 March, 2018 09:11 AM

Case filed over attack on Prof Zafar Iqbal

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A case has been filed with the Jalalabad Police Station in Sylhet over the attack on Dr Muhammad Zafar Iqbal, a renowned writer and Professor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST).

The university authorities have lodged the case on Saturday night, Ishfaqul Hossain, the registrar of the university, has confirmed the news.

“Detailed information about the attack was provided to the police,” he said.

Dr Muhammad Zafar Iqbal, who sustained a knife attack on the university campus was admitted to Dhaka Combined Military Hospital (CMH) for better treatment on Saturday night.

He is now out of danger while one of the attackers, caught by the SUST students, has been handed over to the police, sources said.

Professor Zafar Iqbal, who is the head of the EEE department and a professor of Computer Science and Engineering Department at SUST, came under attack around 5pm on Saturday.