Later on 23 September, the student, a resident student of Pritilata Hall, attempted suicide by taking dozens of sleeping pills at her hall room as the department authorities allegedly tried to hush up the allegations of sexual harassment against the teacher.
After this, the issue of sexual harassment by the accused came to the limelight and the students of the university began protest demanding the punishment of Sanowar Siraj.
On 25 September, professor Nasrin Sultana, chairman of the department, sent the written complaint to the 'Sexual harassment Prevention Cell' of the university following the suicide attempt of the victim.
The cell recommended the university authorities to remove the accused from all types of academic and administrative activities of the university.
On 29 September, the university authorities remove Sanowar Siraj from all types of academic and administrative activities.