Three boys finally unchained
Three students of Bhaiyasuti Hafizia Madrasa in Kaliganj upazila of Gazipur, who have been chained up, finally set free on Thursday.
The boys are: Md Ifad Mia, Azizul Islam and Md Yasin. They all, aged 13, are students of Hefj Department of the madrasa.
Kaliganj upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) Md Shibli Sadique has taken prompt initiative to unchain the boys as the matter came under his notice following reports published in several newspaper including the Daily Observer.
He also warned the madrasa teachers and managing committee of recurrence of such incident in future.
The boys said their parents locked them up for going home without informing madrasa authorities. They took one set of the keys and kept another to the madrasa superintendent.
The UNO said a probe committee was formed to investigate the incident. Actions will be taken after investigation, he added.