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4 CU students suspended over sexual harassment in 2021

University Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2022-07-25 15:47:57
4 CU students suspended over sexual harassment in 2021

Chattogram University on Monday suspended four students for allegedly sexually assaulting two of its female students last year, officials said.

Those suspended are Junayed of Arabic Department of the university, Rubel, Islamic History and Culture Department, Md Raju and Md Emon, of Philosophy Department of the university.

All of them were suspended for one year, said CU Registrar (Acting) SM Manirul Hasan while talking at a press briefing held at the conference room of the VC.

The university authorities also asked to resolve two more allegations received by Sexual Repression Cell.

Already three allegations received by Sexual Repression Cell were resolved and the authorities concerned also warned two more teachers of the university of the allegations brought against them, said Manirul.

On September 16, two students of Communication and Journalism Department were allegedly sexually assaulted in front of CU Central Mosque.

Besides, another female student was sexually assaulted by five youths while she was going to the Botanical Garden from Pritilata Hall of the campus with his friend on July 17, this year.

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detained four people in connection with the alleged assault of a female student that sparked protests on the campus.

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