Kuet closed till Dec 13

Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (Kuet) has been closed till December 13.

The decision was made at a university syndicate meeting around 11:00 am yesterday, reported our correspondent, quoting Kuet Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain as saying.

After the meeting, students were asked to leave dormitories by 4:00 pm, said the VC.

Prof Md Selim Hossain, a teacher of the university’s electrical and electronics engineering (EEE) department, was found dead at his home on Tuesday.

Selim, also provost of Lalan Shah Hall, died hours after several Chhatra League activists confined him to his office and mentally tortured him, alleged faculty members of the university.

The university authorities formed a three-member committee to probe the incident.

The Kuet teachers and students announced that they would boycott academic activities till further notice demanding a fair investigation.