Madrassah principal among two held for ‘raping’ Barguna girl

United News of Bangladesh . Bagerhat | Published: 13:57, Apr 20,2019


Detectives in a drive arrested two people including the principal of a madrassah from Foyla area in Rampal upazila on Friday night in a case filed over violating an 11-year student of the madrassah.

The arrestees are Oliur Rahman, principal of Shorafpur Keramotia Fazil Madrassah, and rapist Ferdous Sheikh, 19, of Shorafpur village and also a grocery shop owner.

Lutfar Rahman, officer-in-charge of Rampal police station, said the girl, hailing from Naogaon and a class II student, used to live at madrassah dormitory. Ferdous entered into the madrassah in the night of April 11 and raped the girl.

Later in the day, the victim shared the incident with her classmates, but the madrassah principal and hostel supervisor tried to hush up the incident.

Following the incident, the girl’s uncle filed a case against four people on Friday afternoon mentioning Ferdous as the prime accused.

Besides, Oliur Rahman, his wife and the hostel supervisor were also made accused as they tried to conceal the incident.

The girl was sent to Bagerhat Sadar Hospital on Saturday for medical test.

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