Second grader dies after beaten by teacher

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

A madrasa student, who was injured after being beaten by his teacher, died at the Sadar hospital on Wednesday evening, reports UNB.

The deceased was Asif Matabbar, 12, a second grader at Qawmi Madrasa at Gachbaria village in the upazila and son of certain Anwar Madbar of Kendua upazila of Netrokona.

Quoting family members, Saugatul Alam, officer-in-charge (OC) of sadar police station, said Yusuf Ali, a teacher of the madrasa beat up Asif on Sunday. The boy later went to his village.

Asif’s parents took him to the madrasa again on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, the madrasa authorities took Asif to the sadar hospital claiming he had drunk poison but the boy died a few minutes later, said Akhil Sarkar, a physician of the hospital.

On information, police recovered the body and detained Abul Bashar, a teacher of the madrasa in this connection.

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