Police today detained a 35-year-old man for the rape of a seven-year-old child in Khulna's Rupsha upazila.
Officer-in-charge of Rupsha Police Station Mollah Zakir Hossain said they detained Fazar Mollah Babu in this connection in the afternoon.
He said filing of a case was underway.
The victim, a second-grader at a madrasa in Bagerhat, was visiting her relative's home in Jabusa village.
The incident took place on Monday evening when Babu lured the victim to his house and raped her.
The child was later rescued and admitted to Khulna Medical College Hospital on Monday night where her medical examination has been conducted, the OC said, quoting the victim's family members.
Fazar Mollah Babu is from Naihati Dakshin Para area of the upazila, the police official also said.