RAJSHAHI, Nov 18: President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday ordered the authorities concerned to immediately arrest those involved in the killing of Rajshahi University teacher Prof AKM Shafiul Islam and ensure their punishment.
"The recent killing of the Sociology Department teacher shocked me so much as it did the whole nation. No one had expected such a distinguished scholar would be killed this way in an institution of higher studies. I urge the authorities concerned to immediately arrest the killers and ensure their due punishment," he said.
The President said this while addressing the 4th convocation of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) on its premises in the city.