:: JU Correspondent ::
The Jahangirnagar University (JU) authorities on Monday expelled three students for lifetime for their alleged involvement in mugging and beating up journalist on the campus.
Besides, the authority also expelled another two student for two years for the same allegation.
The decision came up at an emergency syndicate meeting as per the recommendation of the university’s disciplinary committee with chaired by Vice Chancellor Professor Farzana Islam held on Monday night, JU acting registrar Rahima Kaniz confirmed The Independent.
Among the expelled students, Sohel Rana, Mustafizur Rahman and Ya Rafiu Sikder of Public Administration department expelled for life time and another duo Md Sajib Kazi and Asif Ahmed of Bangla department expelled for 2 years.
JU Acting Registrar Rahima Kaniz said, ‘The university authorities have declared the expelled students unwanted on the campus area. They will not take part in academic activities and not allow in dormitories. If they stay on the campus, university authorities will take action against them by law enforcers’.
Earlier, on Sunday, Md Zahidur Rahman Arnab, a student of evening programme under Institute of Business Administration, along with her girlfriend went to visit Botanical Garden’s area where the expelled students forcibly took them inside of the garden and physically and mentally tortured them and demanded tk. 25000 to them.
At one stage, the victim called his friend Akik Hossain Seam who is Deputy Science affair Secretary of JU BCL unit while Seam with another 4-5 activists rushed to the spot and detained their fellow activists and handed over to Proctorial body.
Later, victim Zahidul submitted a complaint letter to JU Proctor Associate Professor Shikdar Md Zulkarnine demanding justice.