Teaching assistant who pretended to be pregnant after sex with student jailed


A woman who claimed to be pregnant with a student who attended the school where she was a teaching assistant has been jailed.

Fatinah Hossain, 25, of Dutchells Copse, Horsham, appeared at Brighton Crown Court on Thursday 21 October.

She pleaded guilty to one count of perverting the course of justice and one count of sexual activity with the boy while he was in a position of trust.

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Hossain was sentenced to five years and four months in prison and will be a registered sex offender indefinitely.

Her Honorable Justice Gold told Hossain that she “embarked on a rather remarkable campaign of harassment” which was “relentless, far-reaching and malicious” as a result of the “persistent nature of the (sexual) penetrative activity. over time “.

She will be subject to a sexual harm prevention order for 10 years after being released from prison.

On top of that, she received a restraining order for an indefinite period.

This will deny him any contact with the victim and several other people, and will prohibit him from entering parts of Horsham.

The charge, authorized by the CPS, followed an investigation by detectives from the West Sussex Safeguarding Investigations Unit.

Detective Constable Leigh Rankin said: “Hossain was first arrested in June 2020 following a report that she had prepared and had sex with a 14 year old boy from a school in Horsham where she worked as a study supervisor / blanket teacher.

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“A sexual relationship continued for several months during which she continued to manipulate the boy’s emotions, including claiming that she was pregnant after he tried to end the relationship.

“Hossain was first released on bail for further investigation. As a result, the victim, her family and friends suffered a prolonged and complex campaign of behavior against them in an attempt to derail the investigation and evade justice.

“Using fake social media accounts, Hossain attempted to manipulate other children, with threats against at least one other child if he spoke to the police. By false names, she made significant threats of harm to the boy and his family and said she was paying him to “drop the charges.”

“Hossain was charged with offenses in October 2020 and released on bail by magistrates. She then created a number of fake social media accounts using different names, including that of a 14-year-old girl. Using this particular account, she fabricated messages between herself and an adult member of the boy’s family.

“She then used these fake accounts in an attempt to cause the family member to lose her job. She then made several fake reports to police from other fake accounts in an attempt to have the adult family member arrested.

“Hossain continued to attempt to make false reports to police until March 2021, when evidence was received to show that all allegations against the family had been falsified by her. This led to her being charged again and remanded in custody until her conviction.

“It has been a prolonged and painful campaign and we are happy that justice has been served for the boy and the many others who have found themselves trapped in Hossain’s network of lies and manipulations.”

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