The accused has confessed to committing the crime
Police on Friday arrested a madrasa teacher in connection with raping a 10-year-old student from Hilful Fuzul Madrasa in the Bishapara area of Hili Hakimpur upazila.
The arrestee, Mominul Islam Sujon, 27, is the son of Rafiqul Islam of Chengram village.
Hakimpur police station Officer-in-Charge Ferdous Wahid confirmed the matter with the Dhaka Tribune.
Ferdous further said that the news came by a phone call at night that the locals had detained the madrasa teacher for raping a student. Later, the teacher was brought to the police station, where he confessed to the crime.
Rustam Ali, the victim’s father, filed a written complaint with the local police station about this incident.
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In his statement, he mentioned that his son was studying at Hilful Fuzul Madrasa and the teacher used to spend the night there too.
There were multiple incidents of rape committed by the teacher through bullying and intimidation. The teacher also threatened to kill the child if he tried to expose the incident. On Monday, August 16, the victim was raped again.
On Friday, the child went home and informed his mother about the truth, who later reported it to the authorities.