Education Ministry, on Friday, has stated that teachers suspected of engaging in homosexuality have been suspended.
Another video of two men engaging in sexual relations with Bangladeshi sex worker, Alamgiri, has been leaked again. It is speculated that one of the men seen in the video is a teacher.
Education Ministry said that teachers flagged by the police to be engaging in homosexuality have been suspended. However, the number of teachers and the schools they work at were not disclosed.
Underscoring that the safety and security of students are their main priority – Education Ministry said that they will not hesitate to take any action necessary to guarantee that a school environment is a safe place for children.
Police are investigating the string of videos of men engaging in homosexuality that has been leaked starting from late June.
A customs officer has also been suspended on suspicions of engaging in homosexuality.
Prominent lawyer, Speaker Nasheed’s brother Nazim Sattar has also been arrested on suspicions of engaging in sexual relations with Alamgiri after a video was leaked.