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Assault of visually-impaired student: CU Chhatra League activist to be expelled

  • Published at 10:31 pm November 14th, 2019
Chittagong University
File photo of Chittagong University's main entrance Dhaka Tribune

On Sunday, a visually-impaired student, Shukkur Alam, from Philosophy Department was physically allegedly assaulted by Morshedul, over a trifle matter

Chittagong University (CU) proctorial body have decided to expel a Chhatra League activist for allegedly assaulting a visually-impaired student of the university.

"We have recommended CU Health and Disciplinary Committee to expel him for one year," said CU Proctor SM Monirul Hasan on Thursday afternoon.

The accused Morshedul Alam Rifat is a student of CU Management Department and also a member of CU Chhatra League's Bijoy group.

Disabled Students’ Society of Chittagong University (DISSCU) General Secretary Abdur Rajjak told to Dhaka Tribune: “We are satisfied with this decision and we will ask the university authority to take further steps so that no one can assault or torture the disabled students again.”

On Sunday, a visually-impaired student, Shukkur Alam, from Philosophy Department was physically allegedly assaulted by Morshedul, over a trifle matter.