• Friday, August 12, 2022

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British teacher banned for life for marrying 13-year-old girl in Bangladesh

Joshim Nur

By: Sarwar Alam

A physics teacher has been banned from the classroom for life after he flew to Bangladesh to marry a 13-year-old girl in 2006 and then engaged in sexual relationship with her. Joshim Nur was 22 when he began teaching at the London Nautical School, Lambeth, in 2006, a teaching disciplinary panel heard. Nur, now 34, claimed he thought the girl was 18 but a written statement from the girl showed she had told him her age before the arranged marriage. He flew to Bangladesh during a summer break and returned to the UK with the girl, named by the panel…

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