Madrasa principal sent to jail for rape

Our Correspondent

3 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

BOGURA: The principal of a madrasa has been arrested at Shibganj upazila in the district in a case filed over rape of a seven grader student.

Arrested Maulana Abdur Rahman Mintu, 31, is the principal of Hazrat Fatima® Hafizia Mahila Madrasa in Shibganj municipal area.

He was sent to jail on Wednesday following a court order.

According to the case statement, the accused entered the female hostel on May 30 and raped the victim.

Later, the victim informed the matter to her family.

On Tuesday afternoon, the victim’s father filed a case with Shibganj Police Station in this connection.

Police, later, arrested him on Tuesday night.

The Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Sirajul Islam said during initial questioning, the accused confessed to the crime.

It was also learned that Mintu also raped three-four female students, said the OC.

The victims’ family kept mum considering social stigma.