Authorities of Dhaka University today expelled 67 and suspended 22 students for various offences.
The decision was taken during a meeting of DU syndicate led by Vice Chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman, according to a press release issued in this regard.
Among the 67, 63 were expelled for their involvement in digital forgery and four were expelled for drug abuse and possession of illegal arms, reads the release.
Nine were suspended for admission forgery while 13 were suspended for mugging, the release added.
The syndicate also decided to serve the suspended students a notice asking them to show cause withing seven days as to why they shouldn’t be expelled.
The students who were expelled, had been served similar notice earlier.
“But as their explanations were satisfactory, they were expelled according to the recommendation of the Disciplinary Board,” the release adds.
During the meeting, a teacher of the university who allegedly forged his Phd thesis was also exempted from his duty. A probe body was also formed to look into the matter.