Dhaka, Friday   26 April 2019

Viqarunnisa incident :

Police, Rab asked for action against 3 teachers

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 07:57 PM, 5 December 2018   Updated: 08:52 PM, 5 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

The Ministry of Education on Wednesday sent a letter to the police and Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) directing them to take legal action against three teachers of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College for their rude behavior with Aritree Adhikari that prompted her to commit suicide.

The letter has been sent to the Director General of Rab and the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner.

The three teachers are Principal NazneenFerdous, morning shift in-charge JeenatAkhter and class teacher Hasna Hena.

Meanwhile, the Education Ministry has sent another letter to the Dhaka Education Board Chairman for taking departmental actions, including their suspension, against the teachers.

Besides, another letter sent to the Director General of the Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Directorate asking it to take steps to suspend their salary and allowances.

The Education Ministry on Tuesday formed a three-member probe committee which found three teachers of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College responsible for the suicide of AritreeAdhikari.

AritreeAdhikari, a Class-IX student, committed suicide at their Shantinagar residence in the city on Monday after being rebuked by the teachers for using a mobile phone during the examination.