Crime

Tariq Ahmad, Teacher Accused of Raping Students at Islamic Private School, Previously Worked for Broward County Schools

UPDATE: More alleged abuse victims have come forward in the case against former Nur-Ul-Islam Academy teacher Tariq Ahmad.

New details are shaking out over the alleged off-limits activities of one Broward private school teacher and his students. Last week, Pembroke Pines Police announced they were looking for Tariq Ahmad, a teacher and head of school at the Nur-Ul-Islam Academy in Cooper City. The 35-year-old is facing sex-crimes-related charges stemming from alleged abusive relationships with students in the late 2000s. Reports of the police search were followed by news of a lawsuit claiming a cover-up at the school.

Right now, a manhunt is on for Ahmad. But what hasn't been reported until now is that before the teacher's tenure at Nur-Ul-Islam Academy, Ahmad worked for the Broward County Public School District.

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Kyle Swenson
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