A law enforcement constable has been arrested in Bangladesh for harassing and threatening to eliminate a female professor of a personal university for carrying a bindi, law enforcement claimed on Monday.
The Dhaka Metropolitan Law enforcement (DMP) claimed Constable Nazmul Tarek has been billed with harassing, abusing and bodily attacking Prof Lota Sumaddaer, a theatre and media research lecturer at Tejgaon School in Dhaka, Bdnew24.com documented.
“The constable is named Nazmul Tareque,” Biplob Kumar Sarkar, deputy commissioner of the Tejgaon Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Law enforcement, was quoted as indicating by the news portal.
“Our investigation observed that he was concerned in the incident,” he included.
Dhaka Law enforcement Commissioner Mohammad Shafiqul Islam claimed that administrative motion will be taken towards the constable, who harassed the professor for carrying a bindi – a ornamental mark used on the brow by girls in the Indian subcontinent.
The professor experienced previously in her criticism advised the law enforcement that she experienced been experience unsafe considering that the “guy in the uniform” experienced tried out to operate her above with his bicycle when she protested his verbal abuses.
She then saved herself by rapidly relocating apart, but sustained some accidents as she fell on the road.
In the meantime, the incident has sparked numerous protests through the place, with numerous organisations demonstrating and demanding that the law enforcement staff be introduced to justice.
“The place in the structure of Bangladesh or in which regulation does it say that a female can’t dress in a teep?” lawmaker and renowned actor Suborna Mustafa claimed on Sunday when slamming the incident.
Mustafa, in her handle to the parliament, demanded an motion towards the accused policeman to make sure that these incidents do not come about in long run.