A Lalmonirhat court today sent a college student to jail on charge of raping a second grader in Kaliganj upazila of the district.
The accused, Samiul Bashar Suman, 21, is a third year student of Aditmari Degree College in the district, our local correspondent reports quoting Sazzad Hossain, officer-in-charge of Kaliganj Police Station.
The OC said they arrested Suman, the lone accused in the case filed with the police station, on Wednesday night over the rape incident.
Later, police placed him before a judicial district magistrate court this noon and then the court sent him to jail after rejecting his bail petition, the OC said.
According to the case statement, Suman went to the girl's house on Wednesday night and raped her. The girl was alone at home at the time.
Hearing the girl's screams, locals rushed to the spot and caught the boy red-handed. They then handed him to police, the OC said.
The victim was sent to Lalmonirhat Sadar Hospital for tests, added the OC.