The authorities of Islamic University in Kushtia suspended one of its section officers temporarily for allegedly taking bribe from a student of the university, reports UNB.
The decision was taken at an emergency meeting with IU vice-chancellor professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari in the chair, sources at IU registrar office said on Thursday morning.
The vice-chancellor issued the suspension order against Moktar Hossain, a section officer of IU Controller of Examinations Section, under the university's Employee Efficiency and Disciplinary Act, said IU acting registrar SM Abdul Latif.
The university authorities also formed a three-member probe body, headed by English department professor M Maher Ali to investigate into the matter.
The committee has been asked to submit its report within seven working days.