Madressa teacher who tortured student turns out to be police officer
HYDERABAD: Sindh police on Friday registered a case against a madressa teacher for brutally torturing students, hours after a video of him beating children during a class went viral on social media.
Police had earlier arrested the madressa (religious seminary) teacher on the orders of Inspector General Sindh Syed Kaleem Imam after a video of him torturing students with a pipe went viral on different social media sites.
As police took the teacher named Shabbir Ahmed into custody, it emerged that he himself is a police officer and worked part time as a madressa teacher.
Shabbir Ahmed was suspended while a case has been registered against him on the complaint of a student’s father.
The viral video and the arrest
The madressa teacher can be seen punishing the students by brutally torturing them with a rubber pipe in the video which went viral.
As IG Sindh took notice and ordered his arrest, it emerged that the incident occurred inside a mosque in Masoom Shah colony of Hyderabad city where Shabbir Ahmed taught students.
The video shows that a man admonished him for his behaviour but he asked him to mind his own business.
“None can harm me even if I kill them,” the teacher can be seen saying in the video.