BUET teacher Nikhil sent to jail over bank exam question leak
Published : Monday, 20 March, 2023 at 8:01 PM Count : 784
BUET teacher Prof Nikhil Ranjan Dhar was sent to jail on Monday as a court rejected his petition for extension of ad-interim bail in a case filed over the question paper leak of bank recruitment exams in November 2021.
Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Md Rezaul Karim Chowdhury passed the order after his lawyer submitted an application seeking an extension of his bail.
The prosecution, however, opposed it saying the charges brought against the accused were primarily proved.
Earlier on March 5, Nikhil got bail from another Dhaka court, 30 minutes after his jail custody in the same case after his surrender.
A case was filed with Badda Police Station under the Public Examinations (Offences) Act following the question leak in recruitment tests of five state-owned banks on November 6, 2021. The detectives have so far arrested 11 people.
Meanwhile, Dr Nikhil Ranjan Dhar has been relieved of all departmental duties at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) for his alleged involvement in question paper leak of a bank recruitment exam.
Nikhil Ranjan had been serving as the chairman of Industrial and Production Engineering Department.
Earlier on February 5, another Dhaka court accepted the charges against him in the same case.