A student of Dhaka University has been suspended for sexually abusing her female classmate. The decision was taken at a disciplinary committee meeting held at Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate building on Thursday. DU VC Prof Akhtaruzzaman presided over the meeting. Also read: Students involved in female student assault to be expelled: CU VC "Kabir Ahmed Kaushik, a post graduate student of Communication Disorder department, has been suspended as allegation of sexual abuse against him was found true initially," said a press release. On September 29 last year, a female student of the same department submitted a written complaint against Kabir Ahmed Kaushik to the proctor of the university for abusing her sexually. Also read: BCL leader expelled on allegation of abducting, torturing youth in Satkhira
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. Also read: How to Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse? 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. Also read: JU student accused of abuse, assault against fellow students
The U.N. health agency and its partners have found in a new study that nearly one in three women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence in their lifetimes.
Police have arrested a representative of a pharmaceutical company for allegedly raping a schoolgirl in Brahmanbaria on the pretext of false promise of marriage.