Nusrat’s sexual harassment
Madrasa principal’s indictment hearing deferred
A Feni court has has adjourned till August 5 the indictment hearing of SM Siraj ud doula in the case filed over the sexual harassment of Sonagazi madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi.
Judge Mamunur Rashid of the district Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal passed the order on Wednesday.
Earlier on July 9, the tribunal accepted the chargesheet fixed July 17 for the charge framing hearing.
The chargesheet was submitted to the court of Senior Judicial Magistrate M Zakir Hossain on July 3.
Siraj ud doula, the suspended principal of Sonagazi Islamia Fazil (Degree) Madrasa is the lone accused in the case.
Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) Inspector Md Shah Alam, who is also the investigation officer of the case, said Siraj ud doula called Nusrat in his office room on March 27 and sexually harassed her.
Police, later detained the principal following a case filed by Nusrat's mother.
The PBI has been given the charge to investigate the matter.
On completion of the investigation, the PBI submitted the chargesheet after 96 days.