Bhurungamari Upazila Secondary Education officer has been suspended for negligence in duty over the incident of question papers leak of SSC examinations at Nehal Uddin Pilot Girls' High School.
The Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on Thursday issued a notice in this regard saying the order will be effective from September 22.
According to Bangladesh Government Service rule,2018, Bhurungamari Upazila Secondary Education officer, Md Abdur Rahman has been suspended but will receive a subsistence allowance, said the notice.
On Wednesday, SSC examinations on four subjects under the Dinajpur Education Board were postponed due to question papers leak in Kurigram's Bhurungamari upazila.
Copies of English 1st paper and 2nd paper of the ongoing SSC examinations went viral on Facebook and WhatsApp on Monday and Tuesday.
So far, six people, including headmaster and secretary of Bhurungamari Nehal Uddin Pilot High School, have been held in Kurigram in this connection.
Dinajpur Board also formed a three-member probe committee headed by Professor Faraz Uddin Talukdar, college inspector of the Education Board.
The postponed SSC examinations on four subjects under the Dinajpur Education Board will be held from October 10 to 13.
The four subjects are: Mathematics, Physics, Agricultural Science and Chemistry.
Exams on other subjects will be held as per the schedule.