Quoting locals, police said the couple often used to beat the teenager with an iron pipe and kept her confined in a room
Police arrested a female teacher of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) and her husband on Thursday night for allegedly torturing their domestic help.
The arrestees were identified as Sabina Yeasmin, assistant professor of the Department of the Public Administration and her husband Shohagh.
Selim Mia, officer-in-charge of Kotwali police station, said after getting a complaint, a team of police arrested the couple for torturing their 12-year-old house help.
Later, the girl’s father Abul Kashem filed a case against the couple.
Quoting locals, police said the couple often used to beat the maid with an iron pipe and kept her confined in a room.
On Thursday, the girl managed to flee the house and took shelter at the house of a neighbour and contacted police at 999.