A schoolteacher of Kushtia, who used to violate schoolgirls and released the video footage of his illicit acts on the internet and mobile phone, was arrested from city’s Mohammdpur area on Saturday night.
Acting on secret information, a team of DB police launched a drive in the area and arrested Helal Uddin Panna, a teacher of Adarsha High School in the district town, from a house around 11 pm.
Helal Uddin Panna used to have sex with schoolgirls who came to his residence for tuition and recorded the obscene scenes by hidden video camera and later released these on internet and mobile phones.
His four associates-Alimuzzaman Tutul, executive engineer of Islamic University, Kushtia Jubo League leader Monirul Islam, Dulal Hossain, assistant engineer of LGED in Jessore, and Shariful Islam Sajal, assistant engineer of Gangni upazila LGED were involved in the illicit acts.
The video footages which were recently released on the internet and mobile phones created commotion among students, their guardians and the locals.
Meanwhile, police arrested one of his associates, Kushtia Jubo League leader Monirul Islam Mono, from Jessore town on Thursday.