The Chittagong University authorities have terminated a professor of of Sanskrit Department over allegations of forgery in examinations.
Prof Suptikona Mazumder was laid off under 4(1)(F) of CU Employees Statues for leaking question papers, putting out-of-syllabus questions, and not signing extra scripts in 2013 examinations, read a letter issued by CU Deputy Registrar (administration) Md Shamsul Alam on March 11.
Suptikona, who has been teaching at the university for last 21 years, however, termed the allegation “baseless and false”. She also said that she would go on a legal battle after receiving the letter.
Earlier, the university authorities formed a probe committee to investigate Suptikona's involvement in the forgery. The probe committee, headed by SM Salamat Ullah Bhuiyan, found her guilty.
KM Nur Ahmed, CU registrar (acting), said on February 23 this year, Suptikona was asked to explain her role in the forgery before the 520th syndicate meeting of the university.
As her explanation was not satisfactory, the university decided to terminate her, he added.
Earlier, she was temporarily suspended in this connection but the suspension was withdrawn after two hours.