Judicial

Child sexually abused in city, tutor held

A class three girl student has been sexually abused allegedly by her house tutor in the city’s Mirpur area.

The tutor Shawkat Hossain, also an official of Agrani Bank, sexually abused the child when he came to teach her at her home around 10 pm on Saturday, alleged the child’s mother.

The mother said the child went to her mother crying shortly after the house tutor arrived as she was bleeding. She also told her mother about the abuse.

The child was admitted to the One-Stop Crisis Centre at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) in the small hours of Sunday, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH outpost.

Police arrested Shawkat in this regard. Steps are being made to file a case against the tutor, said the child’s mother.

Source: United News of Bangladesh