Youth assaults girl as she protests teasing
A college girl was physically assaulted by a stalker in Thakurgaon Sadar upazila on Saturday while three youths were yesterday arrested on charge of teasing a schoolgirl in Kachua upazila of Chandpur district.
In Thakurgaon, locals said Shohag, 22, son of Reazul Islam of Salonder village under the upazila, teased Khadiza Begum and her daughter Shima, a student of Salonder Degree College, while they were sitting on the college ground at around 2:30pm.
As Shima protested, Shohag physically assaulted her. Fellows took Shima to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital where she was given first aid.
Admitting to the incident, acting principal of the college Ibrahim Ali said both sides settled the matter through negotiation.
Police yesterday arrested three youths on charges of teasing a schoolgirl and then attacking her family members at Kachua upazila headquarters under Chandpur district on October 26, according to a correspondent.
The arrestees--Arif, Momin and Tanzil--are students of Chandpur Polytechnic Institute.
Kachua police said the three teased Mousumi Akhter, a student of Kachua Government Girls High School, on way to school on October 26.
Hearing the news, Mousumi's father Rafiqul Islam Gazi, uncles Mofizul Islam Gazi and Kamal Gazi told Arif and his classmates not to harass Mousumi. Both sides locked in an altercation over the issue and at one stage, Arif, Momin and Tanzil assaulted Mousumi's family members.
Mousumi's father Rafiqul Islam filed a case against Arif, Momin and Tanzil with Kachua Police Station the same day.
Contacted, office-In-charge Humayun Kabir of Kachua Police Station said they arrested the three in connection with the case.