PV Desk : Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University Vice-Chancellor Khondoker Md Nasiruddin has resigned amid allegations of corruption and abuse of power.

Deputy Minister for Education Mohibul Hassan Choudhury Nowfel confirmed the resignation on Monday.

Acknowledging receipt of the resignation letter, Nowfel said the education minister will take the next steps in accordance with the law.

Protests erupted at the university after Fatema Tuz Zinia, a second-year student of law and a reporter of a daily, was suspended over a Facebook post on Sept 11.