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Probe bodies formed over Viqarunnisa girl’s suicide

Published : Tuesday, 4 December, 2018 at 12:33 PM Count : 699


The Ministry of Education and authorities of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNSC) on Tuesday formed separate probe bodies to investigate the suicide incident of a Class IX student.

The Education Ministry formed a three-member committee, led by Prof Mohammad Yusuf, director of Dhaka Regional Education office, at the directives of minister Nurul Islam Nahid.

The minister informed this while talking to reporters at the Secretariat this (Tuesday) morning, reports UNB.

The school authorities also formed a three-member committee to probe the suicide incident. The committee has been asked to submit  its report within three days, said Viqarunnisa acting principal Naznin Ferdaus.

Nurul Islam Nahid said the two other members of the committee are deputy director Shakhawat Hossain of Dhaka Regional Education office and Dhaka district education officer Benzir Ahmed.

The committee has been asked to submit its report within three days.

Nahid said, "We don't expect such incidents to happen anymore...steps will be taken following the investigation."

Meanwhile, the minister is visiting the school to discuss the matter with its authorities.

Aritree Adhikari, daughter of Dilip Adhikari, and a Class-IX student of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, reportedly committed suicide at their Shantinagar residence in the city on Monday after allegedly being rebuked by teachers for using mobile phone during examination.


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