Sonagazi Islamia Fazil Degree Madrasah Principal Maulana Siraj ud-Daula was detained for allegedly molesting an Alim examination student in his office
Police have detained a madrasa principal for allegedly sexually harassing a 16-year-old student in Feni.
Sonagazi Islamia Fazil Degree Madrasa Principal Maulana Siraj ud-Daula was detained for allegedly molesting an Alim examination candidate in his office on the pretext of providing questions in advance.
Police picked up Siraj ud-Daula from his office room around 12pm on Wednesday.
Sonagazi Model police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Moazzem Hossain confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.
After the incident, the student informed her family when she got home. Her family members, along with their neighbours and a municipality councillor, then went to the madrasa.
Hearing the news, police went to the spot and detained the principal, said OC Moazzem.
At this stage, police are interrogating the man and filing of a case is underway at the police station, he added.