AUST teacher held over sexual abuse allegations

Published : 04 May 2016, 15:27

Sahos Desk

Police early today arrested Mahfuzur Rashid Ferdous, an associate professor of the Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), over sexual abuse allegation from a house of Iskaton area here.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kolabagan Police Station Mohammad Iqbal confirmed the news.

Ferdous, also the assistant proctor of the AUST, the first Private Engineering University of Bangladesh located in the capital.

The university authorities suspended him on Saturday following allegations of sexual harassment of two female students of the university amid students' massive protest against him.

Earlier, two complaints were lodged with the head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) in this connection.

Source: BSS.

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