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Viqarunnisa teacher Murad arrested over sexual harassment

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Update: 2024-02-27 10:48:38
Viqarunnisa teacher Murad arrested over sexual harassment

Police arrested Murad Hossain Sarker, senior mathematics teacher of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College of Azimpur branch, on charges of sexual harassment.

Murad was arrested from his Kalabagan residence in the capital on Monday midnight following a case filed by a student of that institution.

Lalbagh Police Station OC Khandaker Mohammad Helal Uddin confirmed the matter.

Meanwhile, Viqarunnisa School authorities suspended Murad after an emergency meeting on Monday night.

The mother of the victim student accused the teacher of sexually harassing her daughter in the case filed on Monday evening, the OC said.

After his suspension at night, acting Principal Keka Roy Chowdhury said a high-level committee would be formed by the Divisional Commissioner’s Office to investigate the allegations.

The Principal said the authorities are taking steps against Murad in line with the law, which requires further investigation after his suspension before sacking him.

BDST: 1047 HRS, FEB 27, 2024
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