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Teacher held for sexually harassing 2nd grader

News Desk : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2020-01-18 10:05:41 AM     ||     Updated: 2020-01-18 7:53:10 PM

A teacher of a Rajshahi madrassa has been arrested for his alleged involvement in sexually harassing a second grader.

The arrestee is identified as Kawsar Ali, 30, a teacher of Talimul Quran Cadet Madrassa of Godagari upazila in Rajshahi.

Kawsar was arrested around 9:00pm on Friday.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Godagari Model Police Station Khairul Islam said the teacher Kawsar took the second grader on the roof of the madrassa and sexually harassed him.

Later, the victim shared the incident with his classmates. The madrassa authority and guardians became furious when it was circulated further, the OC said.

A case was filed against the teacher in this connection and he will be produced before the court today, he further said.

Madrassa director Atik Bin Abdur Razzak said, “I suspended the teacher soon after knowing the incident. Necessary action will be taken against him as per the existing law.”