Police claimed to have arrested a man on charge of raping an eight-year-old girl in Bogura’s Gabtoli upazila.
Md Ujjal Mia, 30, son of Md Rafiqul Islam of Joybhoga village and also a cousin of the third grader, was arrested from his village around 11:30pm yesterday, said Inspector of Gabtoli Police Station Md Zakir Hosen.
Ujjal, during primary interrogation, admitted his involvement with the crime, our Bogura correspondent reports quoting the inspector.
A case was filed in this regard under Women and Children Repression Prevention act with the police station yesterday.
The victim was sent to Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital for medical test. She is expected to be taken to Bogura District Court for recording her statement.
According to the case statement, Ujjal had raped the victim after taking her to an under-construction building at their village on Friday evening.
He also threatened to kill her if she tells anyone about the incident.