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POST TIME: 28 July, 2018 00:00 00 AM
NSU student Payel killing
Protest in Ctg demanding punishment to culprits
Staff Reporter, Ctg

Protest in Ctg demanding punishment to culprits

Sandwip Association forms a human chain in front of Chattogram Press Club yesterday demanding punishment of the killers of Saidur Rahman Payel, a student of North South University. Independent photo

A human chain was formed in front of Chattogram Press Club yesterday demanding punishment of the killers of Saidur Rahman Payel, a student of North South University.

People from different walks of life, including the relatives of Payel, residents of Sandwip Upazila in Chattogram, different political and Scio-cultural organisations under the banner of ‘Sandwip Association’ participated in the human chain programme denying inclement weather.  They also demanded capital punishment of the people involved in the killing. The speakers joined the programme said Payel was brutally killed by the driver and helper of the Hanif Paribahan. They should be brought to justice without any delay.   

“Though Payel would not return, it will have to make sure that no one else like him would be brutally killed,” said the speakers. They also demanded to boycott Hanif Paribahan.

The programme was presided over Sandwip Association President AKM Belayet Hossain while Payel’s maternal uncles Kamruzzaman Chowdhury Titu, North District Mahila Awami League Vice President Romana Nasrin, Daily Samakal Chattogram Bureau Chief Sarwar Sumon, Chattogram Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CCCI) director Sarwar Hasan Jamil, Sandwip Mativanga Union Parishad Chairman Mizanur Rahman among others spoke in the programme.

Saidur Rahman Payel, a student of North South University, was brutally killed by driver and helper of Hanif Paribahan while going to Dhaka from Chattogram on July 21. Payel was hailed from Sanwdip upazila in Chattogram.

 Meanwhile, police have arrested driver of a Hanif Paribahan Jamal Hossain, supervisor Johny and helper Faisal Hossain in connection with the murder of a Payel.

Driver Jamal Hossain confessed to the mindless act of killing just a day after the bus supervisor confessed to the same.