A case was filed by the victim’s mother over the incident
Police on Sunday night arrested a Madrasa teacher for allegedly beating up a nine-year-old student accusing him of stealing a mobile phone in Siraganj.
The arrestee was identified as Muhtamim Ershad Ali, a teacher of Chariya Shika Dakshinpara Qawmi Madrasa in Ullapara, Sirajganj.
Confirming the matter, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Salanga police station Abdul Kader Zilani said: “Ershad physically assaulted a child named Merajul with a bamboo stick leaving him severely wounded on Saturday after his mobile phone got stolen from his room.”
Later, family members of the victim rescued the boy and hospitalized him for treatment, the OC added.
“The boy’s mother filed a case with the Salanga police station over the incident,” he said.