The university authority is expected to take further action after investigating the matter
The authorities of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet suspended a student for reportedly physically harassing a female student.
The accused is Sumon Das Subir, a 4th-year student of Public Administration department at SUST, confirmed University Registrar Md Ishfaqul Hossain on Tuesday.
On Monday, the victim, a third-year student of the same department of the university, lodged a written complaint with the university proctor against Sumon, alleging physical harassment on the streets.
Acting proctor Abu Hena Pohil said the accused student has been temporarily suspended subject to a preliminary investigation.
The matter will be sent to the sexual harassment cell to take further action after a full investigation into the incident, he added.
Sumon hails from Dharmapasha upazila of Sunamganj district and currently resides in a mess at medina market in Sylhet.