Police arrested headmaster of a kindergarten in Rangpur city for alleged sexual harassment of two schoolgirls yesterday.
The arrestee, Jahrul Islam, 38, a resident of Jalkar area, is headmaster of Ideal Kindergarten School in Rangpur city.
Police quoted the victims' family members and locals as saying that the headmaster prevented two Class V girls of his school from going home after class around noon on Wednesday.
Later, he took the girls to a classroom and allegedly harassed them sexually.
He also threatened the girls with death if the incident is disclosed.
After returning home, the girls told their mothers of the incident.
On Thursday, the guardians gathered in front of the school and staged demonstration there protesting the incident.
Informed, police went to the spot at noon and took the headmaster to Kotwali Police Station, said Jahangir Alam, a sub inspector of Kotwali Police Station under Rangpur Metropolitan Police.
Process was underway to file a case against him, he said.