National University suspends 4 students over MC college gang-rape incident

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13th October, 2020 05:19:23 printer

National University suspends 4 students over MC college gang-rape incident

The National University (NU) authority has temporarily suspended four students of Murari Chand (MC) College over the gang rape of a woman inside its hostel.

The decision was made during a syndicate meeting of the university with NU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Dr Harun-or-Rashid in the chair, a press release said on Tuesday.

The suspended students are: Saifur Rahman, 28, an irregular student of BSS degree pass course of 2012-13 academic year, Shah Mahbubur Rahman alias Rony, 25, a regular student of English Masters final year of 2016-17 academic year, Rabiul Islam, 25, a regular student of BSS degree pass course of 2013-14 academic year and Mahfuzur Rahman, 25, a regular student of Masters final year of English Department of 2017-18 academic year, said the release.

A woman was gang-raped in Sylhet MC College hostel area on September 25.

At the meeting, the members of the syndicate expressed their deep concern over such a heinous and barbaric incident and expressed their strong condemnation.

In addition, the NU authority urged the concerned college authorities to take necessary steps to prevent such incidents from happening again in the affiliated colleges, said the release.

The victim’s husband filed a case on the next day against nine people with Shah Poran police station in this connection.

The National University formed a one-member investigation committee on September 30 to investigate the incident.


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