Dhaka University expels seven members of Hizb ut-Tahrir

Dhaka University has expelled seven students who are members of banned outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir.

Dhaka University Correspondentbdnews24.com
Published : 24 Jan 2016, 05:49 PM
Updated : 24 Jan 2016, 07:59 PM
It also expelled nine others on different charges on Sunday.

Proctor Amzad Ali said the decision to expel them was taken during a Syndicate meeting.

The members of the banned outfit include Noor-e-Alam, Md Shihab Uddin, and Md Sayedee Hasan Sajib of management department, and Tariqul Islam, Nakib Farhan and Md Alamgir Hossain of accounting.

The proctor said CCTV footage showed them distributing Hizb ut-Tahrir leaflets.

He said six of the other expelled students were arrested for helping admission seekers cheat in tests.

One was expelled for taking away an ATM card from the friend of a female student and intimidating him with the threat that she would be raped at Suhrawardy Udyan.

Another was expelled for sexual harassment of a female student.

Yet another was expelled for vandalism at Amar Ekushey Hall.

A teacher of the Institute of Modern Languages has also been expelled, Vice-Chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique said.

Associate professor Ashraf-uz-Zaman was expelled as he was serving the German embassy as an employee.