Locals at a human chain in Boda upazila headquarters of Panchagarh yesterday demanded exemplary punishment of an assistant teacher of Boda Pilot Girls' School and College for alleged sexual harassment of a female student of Class IX.
Students, teachers and guardians joined the human chain on Panchagarh-Dhaka highway.
Several guardians at the programme alleged that a vested quarter threatened the general students and guardians to stop movement of demanding punishment of assistant teacher Abdur Razzak who harassed a female student of Class IX on August 26.
The incident took place when the victim went to attend tuition at the house of Abdur Razzak.
Following the complaint, the institution's governing body suspended the teacher.