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Bangladesh officer held for failing to probe teenager's harassment claims

Bangladesh officer held for failing to probe teenager's harassment claims

A senior Bangladesh police officer has been arrested for failing to properly investigate allegations made by a teenage girl, who was later burned to death, that she had been sexually harassed by a teacher, officials said.

Bangladesh girl burned to death on teacher's order: police

Bangladesh girl burned to death on teacher's order: police

A schoolgirl was burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police said Friday.