Sirajum Munira is accused in a case filed for making satirical remarks about late former Health Minister and Awami League leader Mohammad Nasim MP
Authorities of Rangpur’s Begum Rokeya University have suspended its teacher Sirajum Munira after she had been arrested on Saturday for posting a satirical status on Facebook.
The suspension order came to action on Thursday after the vice-chancellor of the university, Nazmul Ahsan Kalim Ullah decided to act on the matter, confirmed Ehtaramul Haque, deputy director of the Public Relations Department of BRUR.
“The teacher has been arrested in a case. So she has been suspended according to the rules of the university. A letter has also been sent to Sirajum Munira in this regard by post. The matter has also been confirmed on the official Facebook page of the university,” said the official.
Meanwhile, the Senior Judicial Magistrate Jahangir Alam gave permission to the police to question her at the jail gate, in response to their 5-days remand plea on the same day, confirmed investigation officer of the case, Sub-inspector Mohibul Islam of BRUR police outpost.
Sirajum Munira is accused in the case filed for making satirical remarks about late former Health Minister and Awami League leader Mohammad Nasim MP.
Sirajum Munira, also has been suspended from three organizations including the Naba Prajanma Teachers' Council of the university, on June 15 over the same allegation.
Earlier, on Saturday Rangpur Metropolitan Tajhat Police arrested Sirajum Munira and police sent her to court on Sunday afternoon in a case filed under the University Administration's Digital Security Act and asked for a five-day remand.