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Madrasa teachers held for ‘molesting’ children in Feni, Sylhet

Two madrasa teachers were arrested in connection with two separate incidents of child molestation in Feni and Sylhet.


In Feni, Hafez Abu Naser, teacher of Darul ARkan Tahfizul Quran Madrasa in Chhagalnaiya area was arrested for molesting 2 male students.


Officer-in-charge of Chhagalnaiya Police Station Md Mezbah Uddin said Naser was arrested on Monday after one victim’s father filed a case over the matter.


The victims were sent to Sadar Hospital for medical tests, he said.


In Sylhet, another madrasa teacher was arrested for sexually harassing an 11-year-old girl in Shah Paran area of the city.


The arrestee Hridoy Mia, 28, was also a private tutor of the victim.


Officer-in-charge of Shah Paran Police Station Abdul Kayum said victim’s relatives caught Hridoy and informed police on Tuesday.


The matter came to light after the child fell sick and disclosed the matter to her mother, he said.


Source: United News of Bangladesh