Schoolgirl raped in Bandarban
A schoolgirl was raped allegedly by her neighbour in Bhangamura area under Sadar upazila of Bandarban district on Saturday.
The accused is Shahab Uddin, 25, son of late Shamsu of the area, reports our correspondent.
The victim's mother said Shahab used to stalk her daughter, a student of Class IX, for the last few days.
He violated her when she went to take a bath in a pond in the area at 2:20pm, she alleged.
The girl was sent to Bandarban Sadar Hospital for medical test, said police.
A case was filed under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act, said Imtiaz Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.
Shahab went into hiding soon after filing of the case, said the OC.
“Shahab continued threatening us with death to withdraw the case,” said the girl's mother.
In Lalmonirhat, police arrested a youth on charge of stalking a schoolgirl at Bhatibari village in Sadar upazila yesterday.
The arrestee is Shamim Hossain, 35, son of Akbar Ali of Bhatibari Kakeyadoba village, reports our correspondent.
Police and locals said Shamim used to tease the girl on her way to school.
Locals caught him red-handed while he was stalking the girl yesterday noon and handed him over to police, said Mahfuzur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.