Police arrested a man on Tuesday in connection with a case for raping a schoolgirl in Kasba upazila last month.
The 11-year-old victim is a Class V student at a local primary school.
Police arrested Yousuf Mia, 45, son of late Abdul Hamid Mia, from Syedbad village in the upazila on Tuesday and produced him before a court yesterday that sent him to jail.
Earlier on June 3, victim's father, also a freedom fighter, filed a case with Kasba Police Station against his neighbours Yousuf and Shafiullah for allegedly raping the fifth-grader on June 1, Officer in Charge (OC) of the police station Mohammad Lokman Hossain said. The law enforcers were conducting drives to arrest the other accused of the case, the OC added.