A teacher was arrested on Monday on allegations of sexually harassing a sixth grader of a school here.
School sources said Mohammad Bellal Hossain, part-time English teacher of the Muhsin Secondary Girls School of Daulatpur in Khulna city, tactically took the sixth grader, 13, of the school, to a vacant room and sexually harassed her while class party was going on at 2 in the afternoon.
The panicked girl informed the incident to her guardians. Her guardian informed the matter to the headmaster who didn’t show any interest to take action in this regard.
Her agitated guardian however went out of the school premises, beat up the teacher and then handed him over to police.
Later, the accused teacher was dismissed from the school. The detained teacher was handed over into the custody of Executive Magistrate Mohammad Russel of the district administration.
In this regard, Nazrul Islam, headmaster of the school, said the accused teacher was dismissed from the institution immediately after the incident. The guardian of the girl has been told to file case with police station.