BOGURA: Police have arrested three men, including a school teacher, for allegedly assaulting a minor folk singer by shaving off his head in Shibganj upazila of the district.
The arrestees have been identified as Mezbaul Islam, 52, a teacher at Gujia High School, Shafiul Islam Khokon, 54, and Tarek Rahman, 20, of Juri Majhpara village in the upazila.
They had also threatened to banish him from the village if he didn’t quit singing, police said.
A case was subsequently filed against the five people in connection with the assault, following which the police arrested the trio on Tuesday night. “Efforts are on to nab the other accused,” the OC said.