Police arrested a youth on Tuesday night over the rape of a minor in Dagormora area of Savar.
The arrestee, Mamun, took the 12-year-old girl to one Babu's house on Monday night when she was returning from a shop, police said quoting the victim's family members. Her family members looked for her all night, and found her lying unconscious on the roof of Babu's house. She was taken to Savar Upazila Health Complex, and later shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
“After hearing the news, we contacted the victim's father and collected details of the incident. Later we conducted a drive in the area and arrested Mamun for helping Babu,” said Ekhlas Uddin, sub-inspector (SI) of Savar Model Police Station and investigation officer of the case. He said in primary investigation, they ascertained that the girl was raped.
AFM Sayeed, officer in-charge of Savar Model Police Station, said the victim's father filed a case with the police station on Tuesday night. They are trying to arrest Babu, who went into hiding after the incident, he added.
The girl was later sent to the One-stop Crisis Centre of DMCH for medical tests yesterday, he added.