RU halts teacher’s promotion over sexual harassment of 2 students

Rajshahi University authorities have suspended the four-year increment of a teacher, and also his promotion, for harassing sexually and mentally two students of the university’s Institute of Education and Research (IER).
The decision was taken against Assistant Professor Bishnu Kumar Adhikari at the university’s 514th Syndicate meeting chaired by Vice-Chancellor Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar yesterday

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3 univ students jailed for sexual harassment

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) yesterday sentenced three private university students to two years’ imprisonment for blackmailing a schoolgirl by capturing indecent video.
The convicted, Parvez Sarkar, 20, BBA student of South East University, Mahbub Hasan Mohobbot, 20, and Udoy Sarma Utso, 20, BBA students of American International University of Bangladesh

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6.6pc boys, 15.3 percent girls face sexual harassment

Reveals study
Around 6.6 percent boys and 15.3 percent girls of the country experience different forms of sexual harassment by their friends, relatives, teachers, and familiar persons, a study finds.
Although the incidents of harassment including rape and different penetrative and non-penetrative acts seldom come to light, the academic progresses of the abused children are badly harmed as the

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Sexual Harassment

Police arrested Shihab Uddin, acting headmaster of Chadaha Keonchia High School in Satkania upazila of Chittagong, on Sunday night on allegations of sexually harassing a female student of class ten.
The student gave a written complaint to the upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) on July 27 to take action against the teacher for harassing her sexually in his house at Keonchia village in the

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Viqarunnisa students hailed for protests

People from different walks of life on Friday demanded exemplary punishment of Parimal Jayadhar, a teacher at Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, arrested on charge of sexual harassment of a student.
Speakers at a protest rally also demanded action against the institution’s authorities for allegedly trying to suppress the incident

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Headmaster jailed for sexual harassment of student

A mobile court sentenced the headmaster of a high school in Ishwardi to four months in jail on Sunday on charge of sexual harassment of a student.
But a section of students of Basherbanda Bohumukhi High School and locals staged demonstrations in protest at the punishment of the headmaster, Shamsul Islam insisting that the charge brought

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Sacked Viqarunnisa teacher on 5-day remand

Police have got five days to question Viqarunnisa Noon School and College teacher Parimal Joydhar for sexually abusing a 10th grade girl student.
Magistrate Shamima Parvin of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court on Thursday granted the remand upon an appeal for 10 days from Badda Police Station inspector

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Culprit caught

Sexual Assault
Culprit caught
Victim mum, father in hospital, mother falls sick
The sacked teacher of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College Porimol Joydhor was arrested in Keraniganj just outside the capital yesterday for allegedly molesting a class X student.
Detective Branch of police (South) picked him a day after the victim’s father filed a case with Badda Police Station in this regard

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Sexual assault charges rock leading school

One teacher fired, 2 others suspended
Viqarunnisa Noon School and College authorities yesterday fired a teacher of its Bashundhara branch on allegation of molesting a class X student.
Porimol Joydhor, the sacked teacher of Bangla department, went into hiding after the alleged assault.
Of the same campus, two other teachers — Barun Chandra Barman of commerce department and

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No move yet to implement HC directives on stalking

The police have taken no initiative to comply with an order of the High Court, given five months ago, that requires every thana to form a separate team of officers to deal with complaints of sexual harassment.
The government has also failed to amend the Nari-O-Shishu Nirjatan Daman Ain 2000 which the court ordered it to do ‘on an urgent basis’, incorporating a new definition of sexual

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