The police have discovered that the last known location of a missing professor from Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) was near Dhaka’s Kakrail mosque.
Professor ABM Sohel-ud-Dowlah of the Textile Engineering department at AUST went missing on Thursday afternoon, said Tejgaon police station’s Officer-in-Charge Mazharul Islam.
OC Mazharul said: “We are now verifying Sohel-ud-Dowlah’s call register to uncover further details about him.”
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File photo of AUST professor ABM Sohel-ud-Dowlah Collected
Quoting the professor’s family, the OC said Sohel, who resides in Pallabi with his family, went to the university on Thursday morning and carried out his duties till the afternoon.
He was supposed to return home at that time but, as he did not, his family members searched for him everywhere including Pallabi police station, Tejgaon police station and Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
On Thursday night, his brother Shafiq-ud-Dowla lodged a general diary (GD) with Tejgaon police station, the OC said.
Later, the GD was forwarded to Tejgaon Industrial police station on Saturday around 3pm, confirmed Inspector (Investigations) Mohammad Rasheduzzaman.
OC Mazharaul added: “We are continuing our investigation. However, Sohel’s present location cannot be detected as his cell phone is currently switched off.”
“Sohel’s family told us that he is not connected with any political or religious parties or groups,” he further said.
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