SUST teacher, husband detained for 'torturing maid’

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Police arrested a female teacher of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) and her husband on Thursday night for allegedly torturing house maid, reports UNB.

The arrested were identified as Sabina Yeasmin, assistant professor of public administration department, and her husband Shohagh.

On complaint, a team of police arrested the couple for torturing to 12-year-old house maid, Selim Mia, officer-in-charge of kotwali police station, told UNB.

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Later, the victim's father Abul Kashem filed a case against the couple.

Quoting locals, police said the couple often used to torture the maid with iron pipe and confined her in their room.

On Thursday, the victim managed to flee the house and took shelter at the house of a neighbour and contacted police at 999.