Girl 'raped by stepfather' in capital
A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her stepfather in their Mugda residence in the capital yesterday.
Hearing screams of the victim, neighbours rushed in, beat the man and handed him over to police.
The girl was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, said her maternal uncle.
During the incident, her mother was not at home, said Omar Faruk, officer-in-charge of Mugda Police Station.
Our Savar correspondent adds, police yesterday arrested a youth over abducting and raping a 15-year-old female garment worker in Genda Friday night.
The arrestee, Abdul Kalam, 25, along with three other local rogues, including Zibon, 24, of Sadhapur, picked her up in a pickup van on her way back home and raped her in a banana orchard, according to the victim, who was later released.
The girl was taken to the one stop crisis centre at the DMCH.