Police arrested a physician in Pirojpur town on Thursday night in connection with a rape case filed by a 17-year-old girl, who worked at the doctor's chamber.
The case was filed at Pirojpur sadar police station against 55-year-old Mohammad Shah Alam, a MBBS doctor, on Thursday night under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act, said Md Nurul Islam Badal, officer in charge (OC) of the police station.
The OC said the girl took the job of an office assistant at the private chamber of the doctor on June 17 to support her family. Her office hour was from 9am to 3pm.
According to the case statement, on Wednesday around 2pm, Mohammad Shah Alam raped the girl when there was no one in the chamber. He also broke the girl's cellphone when she tried to capture his photograph following the incident.
On Friday, the girl was sent to Pirojpur civil surgeon's office for her medical test and the accused was sent to jail through the court, said the OC.