Teen arrested over gang-rape of schoolgirl in Munshiganj
A seventeen-year-old was arrested this afternoon in a case filed over the gang-rape of a schoolgirl in Gazaria upazila of Munshiganj.
The 14-year-old victim's mother filed a rape case against two teenage boys, aged 16 and 17, with Gazaria Police Station a day after the rape on February 11, said Md Raich Uddin, officer-in-charge of the police station.
Acting on a tip, a police team arrested the 17-year-old, one of the two accused, from Pakhirmore area around 5:00pm today, said OC Raich Uddin.
Police are trying to arrest the other accused, our Munshiganj correspondent reports, quoting the police official.
Quoting the case statement, the OC said two youths picked up the girl from her house around 7:00pm on February 11 and raped her at a nearby isolated place.