A school teacher accused of molesting students of Hariarghat Government Primary School of Jhenaidah's Harinakunda Upazila has been arrested.
Police arrested the alleged molester Golam Kibria, 58, son of Abdul Jabbar of Dargapara on Saturday at 9pm from Abdalpur village.
Nazrul Islam of Hariarghat village filed a case with the Harinakunda police station about this incident.
Harinakundu police station OC KM Shawkat Ali said that the teacher often took four students of Class IV to the rooftop of the school building and molested them.
He threatened to strike any student who resisted, he added.
On Saturday, after the molested students informed their families about the teacher’s behaviour, the families lodged the case with Harinakundu police station.
Later police arrested the teacher on Saturday night.
Locals have reported that the school committee has previously issued warnings seven times against this teacher upon after receiving such complaints, but failed to compel him to alter his behaviour.