A schoolgirl was raped by a gang of masked criminals in Sadar upazila on Monday night. The girl belonging to Hindu community is a class seven student at a local high school. Quoting family members, local quack Dinesh Chandro Roy said, a gang swooped on the room of the girl and forcibly picked up her from there while she was studying. Later, they took her to a nearby litchi orchard and violated her. Hearing the hue and cry, locals rushed to the spot and rescued the girl. However, the gang managed to flee the scene.