Dhaka, Oct. 13 -- The alleged victim, a student of Dhaka University's Islamic studies who had also been involved in the anti-quota movement, has been observing a hunger strike on the campus' Raju Memorial from Oct 8, demanding the arrest of the accused. She was later hospitalised after falling ill during the strike.

Detective police arrested two suspects in the case, Saiful Islam and Nazmul Huda, from the capital's Moghbazar and Azimpur on Oct 11. The two leaders of Bangladesh Council to Protect General Students' Rights (BCPGSR) are long-time associates of Nur and stand accused of abetting the crime along with the former DUCSU vice president.

The key suspects in the case, Hasan Al Mamun and Nazmul Hasan Sohag, are both "fugitives".