UUM student leader suspended for one semester
Xpress, 28 November 2001
SETAR Nov 27 - Former president of the Universiti Utara Malaysia
Student Representative Council (MPPUUM), Norhelmi Jamil, and
another student have been suspended by the university for
being involved with unregistered organisations.
22, the MPPUUM president for the 2000/2001 session, and Mohd
Shazwan Dzulkapli, 22, have been suspended for one semester
effective this semester.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Ahmad Fawzi Mohd Basri said
the two were found guilty at a hearing conducted by Deputy
Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs) Associate Prof Dr Mohamed
Mustafa Ishak last Nov 7.
third student, final-year accountancy student Mohd Rizal Mohd
Anan, 23, was given a stern warning and fined a maximum RM200
for getting involved in business by managing the SintokDotCom
website which organises motivation camps with political undertones,
he said today.
the MPPUUM deputy president for 1999/2000, was found guilty
at a trial conducted by Dr Mohamed Mustafa on Nov 11.
Ahmad Fawzi said Norhelmi, also an accountancy student, had
breached the Universities and University Colleges Act 1974
by joining the unregistered Pertubuhan Bertindak Mahasiswa
Negara, of which he is vice-president.
Shazwan, a social science student, is a member of the Gabungan
Mahasiswa Islam (Gamis) Northern Region and the president
of Ikatan Ikhwan Utara.
UUM could have taken stronger actions, including expelling
them, because disciplinary actions have been taken against
after considering the students' future and their family backgrounds,
UUM decided to take action just to make them aware of their
mistakes," he said.