Abdul Karim, 55, made the confession on Sunday morning at a court in Feni
The headmaster of Khushipur Government Primary School has confessed to raping a fifth grade student of his school.
Abdul Karim, 55, made the confession on Sunday morning at a court in Feni.
The confessional statement was recorded at the court of Senior Judicial Magistrate of Feni ASM Emran.
Abdul was later ordered to be taken to jail.
Daganbhuiyan police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abu Saleh Ahmed confirmed the incident and said: “The fifth grade student was raped by Abdul in January this year. The mother of the child submitted a written complaint at the police station shortly after the incident.
“The accused was immediately apprehended.”
The OC said they have confirmed that the rape survivor is pregnant.
The case files stated that the student was unable to show up at school for a couple months due to some illness. The local doctors could not ascertain the issue with her health hence she was sent to the Feni Sadar Hospital.
After several tests, the doctors there confirmed that the minor girl was pregnant.
Her relatives questioned her regarding the matter and she disclosed that she had been sexually assaulted by her headmaster.