A 15-year-old boy was arrested early yesterday on charge of raping an 11-year-old Garo girl in Madhupur upazila of the district.
The arrestee is a resident of Gachhabari village, said Shafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Madhupur Police Station.
Victim's mother filed a case with Madhupur Police Station in this regard on Tuesday, Shafiqul said.
According to the case statement, the teenage boy raped the girl, a primary terminal examinee, after calling her out of her house on Monday evening, the OC said.
He said the boy confessed to the crime during primary interrogation.
Police produced the arrestee to a Tangail court and sent the victim to Tangail General Hospital for medical tests yesterday, he added.