The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has directed to suspend two Deans of the Purbanchal University on Wednesday.
CIAA directed PU to suspend Sambhu Prasad Koirala, Dean of Humanities and Arts department and Rajesh Jha, Dean of Science and Technology department of the universirty to allow unimpeded investigation into the charges leveled against them.
According to a statement issued by CIAA, they were suspended as per the CIAA Act 1990 to prevent them from interfering with the investigation.
Earlier on Sunday, the CIAA had also directed the Prime Ministers´ Office to suspend vice chancellor (VC) and registrar of the Purbanchal University (PU). The PU VC Maheshwor Man Shrestha and Registrar Niraj Pandey have been accused of corruption while granting affiliations to colleges who did not meet the university standards.