Update January 21, 2016

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Auto driver jailed for eve-teasing in Benapole

Sumel Sarker

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Auto driver jailed for eve-teasing in Benapole

21 January 2016, Nirapad News: A mobile court on Wednesday sentenced an auto-rickshaw driver to one year’s jail for eve-teasing a university female student in Palbari area of Jessore district.

The convict was identified as Abdul Awal,35, son of Golam Mohammad, a resident of the district town.

Police said Awal passed some indecent comments to a female student of Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan of India while she was waiting to hire an auto-rickshaw in Palbari area at about 8:30 pm.

Hearing her screams, local people caught Awal and handed him over to police.

Later, the law enforcers produced him before the mobile court, led by additional district magistrate Sohel Hasan, which sentenced him to one year’s imprisonment.

Officer-in-charge of Jessore Kotwali Police Station Sheikh Gani Miah confirmed the incident.

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