Head master gets life term for raping teacher
A court in Kushtia on Tuesday sentenced a school head master to life term imprisonment in a case filed for raping an assistant teacher in 2016.
Lifer Shariful Islam is the headmaster of Amrokanon Secondary School in Mujibnagar upazila of Meherpur.
The court also fined him Tk 1 lakh, in case of failure to pay the money, he will have to serve six months more in jail.
According to the prosecution, Shariful came to Kushtia district town on May 13, 2016 along with a female teacher for teachers’ registration examination. They rented two separate rooms at Al-Amin Hotel in Boro Bazar introducing themselves as uncle and niece.
Shariful entered the teacher’s room around 7:30 am next day. He violated the teacher and fled the hotel.
Being rescued by the hotel staff, the victim was admitted to Kushtia General Hospital.
The victim, later, filed a case with Kushtia Model Police Station.
After examining the records and witnesses, Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Munshi Md Asiar Rahman pronounced the verdict.