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2 NU professors, executive engineer dismissed

Wahiduzzaman, one of the sacked professors, was fired for making ‘indecent’ remarks about the prime minister and her family members

Update : 11 Sep 2020, 07:32 PM

Two professors of National University (NU) and its executive engineer have been fired as per the decision taken in the latest syndicate meeting of the university.

The decisions were announced via separate notices published on the university's website.

The dismissed persons are Prof AKM Wahiduzzaman of the Geography Department, Prof Md Shamsuddin Elias of the Psychology Department, and the university’s Executive Engineer Md Matiur Rahman, reports Bangla Tribune. 

Wahiduzzaman was initially suspended, and then permanently sacked by a syndicate meeting on September 2 for making “indecent and highly offensive” remarks on Facebook about the prime minister and her family members, said a notice issued by the public relations office on Thursday.

Meanwhile, Shamsuddin was dismissed from the university for “negligence of duty”, “misconduct”, and “immoral behaviour”, according to another notice. 

A separate notification issued on the same day said Matiur, the executive engineer, was sacked due to his “negligence of duty”, “misconduct”, “fleeing”, and “fraud” as per the decision of the September 2 syndicate meeting.

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