A mobile court in Itna upazila of Kishoreganj sent two high schoolteachers to jail for six months for teasing a schoolgirl on Thursday.
The convicted teachers are Md Rafiqul Islam, 38, assistant head teacher at Itna Girls High School, and Md Saiful Islam Khan, 40, physical instructor at Mahesh Chandra Model Sikkha Niketan in Itna.
Itna Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Moshiur Rahman handed down the punishment to each of the condemned in the afternoon.
Mobile court sources said the two teachers had been teasing a Class-IX student of Itna Girls High School on her way to school for a year.
The girl complained about the matter to her family members.
Later, locals and the UNO warned the two teachers several times, but they did not stop. Victim’s father again complained to the UNO office.
On Thursday noon, the UNO caught them red handed while teasing the girl near the Itna Girls High School.
The UNO took them to his office where they confessed to their crimes.