A helper of a bus was held on charge of attempting to rape a seven-year-old girl at Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University campus in Trishal upazila yesterday.
The arrestee is Mujibur Rahman, 40, helper of the rented university bus, said Officer-in-Charge of Trishal Police Station Md Azizur Rahman.
While waiting for students, the helper took the girl inside the bus when she was playing near the vehicle and tried to rape her around 4:00pm, said the OC.
Hearing screams, a student rushed to the spot and caught the helper red handed.
On information, some other students rushed to the spot, gave the accused a good beating and then took him to the proctor’s office. Informed by Proctor Ujjol Kumar Pradhan, police arrested the accused.
The arrestee was later produced before a court that sent him to jail, said the police official.