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Viqarunnisa principal, 2 others suspended

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5 December, 2018 20:23 PM



Viqarunnisa principal, 2 others suspended

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The governing body of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College has suspended three teachers, including acting principal Nazneen Ferdous, over the suicide of  Aritree Adhikary.

The decision was made on Wednesday evening hours after the education ministry asked the governing body to suspend the three teachers.

The two other teachers are shift-in-charge of morning shift Zinat Ara and class teacher Hasna Hena.

The governing body also shifted the suspended examinations scheduled to be held today and tomorrow to December 7 and 11 respectively.

Governing body member Mustari Sultana confirmed the news.

Earlier in the day, the authorities of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College have suspended the academic and administrative activities of the school until further notice amid growing student protests over the death of the female student.

Earlier this morning, the authorities of Education Ministry directed the governing body to suspend three teachers of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College over the alleged suicide of the ill-fated schoolgirl Aritree Adhikari.

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Tuesday (yesterday) warned that the actions would be taken against anyone found guilty over the death of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College’s student Aritree Odhikari.

The minister came up with the warning while visiting the college on the day morning.

Condemning the incident of suicide, the minister also said: “Actions will be taken against anyone found guilty behind the student’s suicide.”

The ministry has formed a three-member probe committee to investigate the alleged suicide of the ninth grader.


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