Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University authorities in Gopalganj expelled five students and suspended another for attacks on students on September 21, during protests for removal of the then vice-chancellor.
Besides, seven others were suspended for their involvement in admission forgery, said an official letter on Sunday.
The letter signed by BSMRSTU registrar Nuruddin Ahmed said the university disciplinary board took the punitive actions against the students following the report of probe committee.
Rafizul Islam, Nuruddin Nahid, Ariful Islam Sakib, Md Majharul Islam Mishon and Rahat Al Hasan were expelled permanently while Ismail Sheikh was suspended for two semesters. All of them were students of management studies department.
Registrar Nuruddin Ahmed said the committee formed on October 20 to investigate into the attacks on general students found the six students involved.
At least 50 students, including three campus correspondents were injured by the attackers allegedly backed by the then vice-chancellor Khondoker Md Nasiruddin.
The VC resigned on September 30 in the face of student movement against his alleged involvement in corruptions and irregularities.
Another seven students were suspended for their involvement in fraudulence in the admission test of engineering faculty. They have been awarded two-year academic suspension with lifetime suspension from hall.
The suspended students were Babul Shikdar Babu, an MBA student of Accounting and Information System department, Md Nayon Khan, a third-year student of Management Studies Department, Niyamul Islam, a third-year student of Management studies department, Amit Gain, a third-year student of Law Department, Manik Majumder, a second-year student of Law department, Roni Khan, a first-year student of Civil Engineering Department and Manimul Haque, a third-year student of Management Studies department.
On November 9, the university authority detained Rony Khan along with five students on the basis of information provided by an intelligence agency.
The university authorities formed a probe committee to investigate into the matter and the committee found evidence that the accused were involved with an admission fraud gang.
The university authorities also filed a case against the seven students with Gopalganj police station on November 10.
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