Bagerhat: A case was filed against the headmaster of a government primary school in Morelganj upazila on charge of attempting to rape a schoolgirl.
The accused, Abul Basar alias Badsha, 45, is the headmaster of Jamtitola Government Primary School and son of Sultan Hawlader of Bangram in the upazila.
Victim’s mother filed the case against Badsha with Morrelganj Police Station on Monday night.
M Aslam Uddin, Morrelganj PS officer-in-charge, said when the victim, a class-V student, went to Badsha’s office room he sexually harassed her and tried to rape.
As the girl started screaming, Badsha allowed her go but threatened that she will have to leave the school if she reveals the matter. Later, the girl informed the matter to her mother.
On information, police went to the victim’s house and later sent her to Bagerhat Sadar Hospital for medical test.
Police are now conducting drives to nab Badsha who is on the run following the filing of the case.
Parveen Jahan, Bagerhat Primary Education officer, said they will take action against the headmaster on getting the case document.