Madrasa teacher detained for 'raping' 12 boys

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

In this handout photo taken and released by the Bangladesh elite police Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on 22 July 2019, officers escort Idris Ahmed (C), a cleric arrested for allegedly raping a dozen boys, in Dhaka on 22 July 2019. Photo: AFPAnother madrasa teacher was arrested for allegedly raping around a dozen boys in the latest sex assault case, reports news agency AFP.

Police said Idris Ahmed, 42, was arrested for the alleged rape of about 12 boys aged between 12 and 19 at a madrasa in Dhaka's suburb Dakshin Khan, the AFP report added.

In this handout photo taken and released by the Bangladesh elite police Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on 22 July 2019, RAB officers speak at a press conference about Idris Ahmed (R), a cleric arrested for allegedly raping a dozen boys, in Dhaka on 22 July 2019. Photo: AFPThe report also said a number of former male madrasa students have in recent weeks said on social media that they had been raped or sexually molested by teachers and older students.

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