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2 JU students expelled

  • JU Correspondent
  • 27 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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2 JU students expelled

Jahangirnagar University authority on Tuesday night expelled two female students on charges of assaulting a male student on the university campus.

The expelled students are- Sumaiya Binte Ikram and Anika Tabassum Mim. Both of them are students of Anthropology Department (46 batch) of the university.

Of them, Sumaiya Binte Ikram who was accused of slapping the student, was expelled for one year, and Anika Tabassum Mim for six months for cooperating with Sumaiya and also making false allegations against the victim.

The decision was taken at a university emergency syndicate meeting headed by JU VC Prof Farzana Islam in the night, confirmed JU acting registrar Rahima Kaniz.

The expelled students will be allowed neither to take part in academic activities nor to reside in dormitories for the period, she added. On Monday night, a 44th batch student and residence of AFM Kamal Uddin Hall of the university submitted an allegation of harassment to JU proctor  mentioning the names of two demanding justice.

In the complaint letter, the victim said that while walking along the road with some friends at 'Bottola' area of the university on Monday night, the accused students misbehaved him for walking at the side of the road. Later, the accused students called her boyfriend again. When her boyfriend came and was talking with the victim, the girl came and publicly slapped him.

Based on the allegations, the university authorities called a meeting of the disciplinary board on Tuesday evening. Following the recommendations of the disciplinary board, university syndicate made the decision.