On Thursday, a Dinajpur court placed the prime accused on a seven day remand in a case filed over violating a five-year old girl in Parbatipur upazila of the district.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Krishna Komol Roy passed the order after sub-inspector Swapon Kumar Chowdhury, also investigation officer of the case, produced the prime accused before the court seeking a seven-day remand.
SI Swapan said the prime accused provided some information during primary interrogation. He said that the remand will reveal more information. He also said they are trying to arrest the other accused.
A team of Parbatipur Model Police Station arrested the alleged rapist, a neighbour of the girl, of Parbatipur's Jamirhat village, in Dinajpur town on Monday night.
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The girl’s father lodged a general diary (GD) with Parbatipur police station at night as she did not return home till evening on the day.
Next morning, villagers found her lying bloodied and unconscious on a field in the same village.
She was first taken to a local hospital and later moved to Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH) from where she was shifted to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) as her condition deteriorated.
On October 20, the victim’s father filed a case against two named suspects with Parbatipur Police Station under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.
Meanwhile, the DMCH authorities formed a nine-member medical team for her better treatment.