The accused Enamul Hague Nasim is a part time teacher at Halima Khatun Girl's High School in Barisal Sadar upazila
A part time high school teacher was arrested on Monday, reportedly for sexually harassing female students at his school and coaching center.
The accused, Enamul Hague Nasim, 42, is a part time teacher at Halima Khatun Girl's High School in Barisal Sadar upazila.
Assistant Headmaster Nazma Begum of the school, said: "On May 2, several girls of class ten reported sexual harassment in the school and coaching center by part time mathematics teacher Nasim. I asked them to produce a written complaint."
Alamgir Hossain Alo, president of the school managing committee, said: "We have already suspended the accused school teacher and formed a five-member probe committee headed by local councillor and managing committee member, Mosharraf Ali Khan Badsha.”
The probe committee was asked to submit their report within the next three working days, he added.
Barisal Kotwali Police Station Officer-in-Charge, Nurul Islam, said police detained the accused teacher for interrogation when they found allegations of sexual harassment against him on social media and in local newspapers.
Police are also trying to contact the victims to register their written complaints for further action, the OC added.
Previously on May 11, police arrested Mokhtar Ali, 45, the head teacher of Dhamsor Govt. Primary School in Wazirpur upazila, for alleged sexual harassment, confirmed Shishir Kumar Pal, OC of Wazirpur Police Station.