A college teacher in Saidpur municipality of the district was arrested yesterday on charge of raping a girl student.
The arrestee is Mahfuz Alam, 32, son of Jasimuddin of Chak Sutrapur village in Sadar upazila of Bogra. He joined local Lions School and College as a lecturer a few months ago.
Mahfuz lived at a flat at Koyanizpara in the town.
He started teasing an intermediate first-year female student after he joined the college, according to the case filed by the girl's father.
On March 10, Mahfuz asked the girl to come to his flat to talk about her studies. He raped her when she went there, says the case statement.
When the victim's relatives heard of the matter from locals, they went to the house and rescued her.
The victim's father filed a case with Saidpur Police Station against the teacher under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act the next day.
OC Shahjahan Pasha said police sent the accused to jail yesterday after producing him before a court.