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Probe for unlawful expulsion of under privileged students begins

  • Published at 11:57 pm February 13th, 2020
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According to sources, 18 students were unlawfully expelled from the school on Wednesday

A three-member probe committee was formed on Wednesday to investigate the unlawful expulsion of 18 students of Parbatipur Jamirhat High School in Dinajpur for failing to pay annual picnic fees.

According to sources, 18 students were unlawfully expelled from the school on Wednesday.

The accused, Jahangir Alam, principal of Parbatipur Jamirhat High School had reportedly handed over transfer certificates (TC) to the students, who were unable to pay Tk400 as annual picnic fees and were absent at the picnic held on Monday.

Jahangir expelled five sixth graders, two seventh graders, seven eighth graders and four ninth graders at his own accord without seeking approval from the school management committee, said the victimized students.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Shahnaj Munni said, her office asked Jahangir to show-cause over his actions taken on the students coming from humble backgrounds and formed a three-member probe committee on Wednesday to investigate the matter.

The committee led by Parbatipur Associate Commissioner (Land) Abu Taher Md Shamsujjaman has been directed to submit the report as soon as possible, said the UNO.

The two other member of the committee are Upazila Secondary School Education Officer Merajul Islam and Jubo Unnayan Board Official Anisur Rahman.

The investigative officer AC (Land) Taher said they are probing into the school and would comment over the matter after investigation.