Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has confirmed that sexual harassment took place during an Awami League rally in Dhaka on March 7.
The incident was verified by CCTV camera footage collected from that day, he said after attending an awards ceremony at a school in the capital on Sunday.
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“A girl from Viqarunnisa Noon School and College was harassed by several men on March 7,” he said.
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The minister said: “The matter was confirmed through that day’s video footage. Police have already contacted the girl’s family.”
He added that the perpetrators would be identified and brought to book.