A court here today placed another accused on a four-day remand in the case filed over murder of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Jasim Uddin passed the order as investigation officer (IO) and detective branch (DB) inspector Wahiduzzaman produced SM Mahmud Setu and pleaded to place him on a seven-day remand.
Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested Setu from capital's Bangla Motor area on October 27, making the total number of detainees in the case 21.
DB sources said although name of Setu was not there in the case filed over the gruesome murder, but many accused have taken his name in their confessional statements.
BUET students and the varsity authorities found seemingly lifeless body of Abrar, 22, on first-floor stairs of Sher-e-Bangla Hall and rushed him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), where doctors declared him dead at around 6.30 am.
Abrar's father filed the case with Chawkbazar Police Station against 19.