The authorities of Jashore University of Science and Technology (JUST) have suspended a student for making offensive remarks about Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh) on social media.
Suspended Mithun Mandal is a first-year student of the Finance and Banking Department.
The university’s Deans Committee, teachers’ association, and association of officials made the decision at an emergency meeting on Monday morning, said Public Relations Officer of Abdur Rashid.
The meeting was presided over by Vice-Chancellor Prof Md Anwar Hossain.
Mithun has been served a show-cause notice asking why he would not be expelled from the university permanently, Rashid said.
The authorities also decided to lodge a case against him under conventional laws, including the Digital Security Act, he said.
Besides, a four-member probe body has been formed to look into the matter and asked to submit its report within seven working days.
The university administration will take final action against him after receiving the report, the official added.