Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said MPO benefits of teachers of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, including Principal Nazneen Ferdous, have been suspended over the reported suicide of a ninth grader. “Their MPO status has been cancelled,” Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid told reporters in Dhaka on Wednesday.
He said the Education Ministry has also ordered the governing body of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College to suspend the trio. The 15-year-old was found hanging from the ceiling fan of her room with the door locked from inside in Shantinagar on Monday. Her family claims she took her own life after the school’s teachers including its principal insulted her and the parents of because she had allegedly cheated during an exam Sunday.