DU ‘Gha unit’ test: BCL leader, 13 others held

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Pns: Fourteen students, including a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League(BCL), have been detained from different centers for cheating and adopting unfair means during 'Gha unit' written test of DU for the academic session of 2017-2018.

Two DU students - Mohiuddin Rana of Physics Department and Abdullah Al Mamun of Applied Chemistry department, who is also a central leader of BCL, are among the detainees.

The other detainees are Nur Mohammad Mahbub, Farhadul Alam Rana, Ishraq Hossain Rafi, Abdullah Al-Mukim, Rishad Kabir, Asaduzzaman Minarul, Ishtiaq Ahmed, Joy Kumar Saha, Rezwana Sheikh Shobha, Mashuka Nasrin, Tariqul Islam, Nasirul Haque Nahid.

Police and university proctorial team detained them from different examination centers, said DU Acting proctor Prof M Amzad Ali.

The written test for admission into first year honors under 'Gha unit' of Dhaka University (DU) for the academic session of 2017-2018 was held from 10am to 11am.

DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman, treasurer Prof Dr Md. Kamal Uddin, acting Dean of the Social Science Faculty and Coordinator of Gha Unit Admission Test Prof Sadeka Halim visited different examination halls.

A total of 98,054 candidates appeared in the entry test this year against 1,610 seats. Some 61 applicants contested against each seat under the unit.

PNS/Tamanna Khan