Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) on Wednesday detained a madrasa teacher for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old student in Sylhet.
The accused has been identified as Hafiz Abdur Rahman, 55, a teacher at Hazrat Haider Shah (R) Hafizia Madrasa in the Fatehpur area of Biyanibazar.
Sources told UNB that the student is the son of a BGB personnel. Hafiz was detained on Wednesday morning after the student narrated his ordeal to his father.
In the afternoon, BGB 52 Battalion officials took Hafiz to the headquarters for questioning. Later in the evening, he was handed over to the Biyanibazar police after the boy gave a formal statement to BGB.
Hillol Roy, officer-in-charge of Biyanibazar police station, said the student's father has lodged a complaint at the police station against the accused. "An FIR will soon be filed in the case," he added.