The 15-year-old son of a landlord in Dhaka's Jurain has been detained for allegedly trying to rape a five-year-old daughter of their tenant.
Quoting the victim’s father, Kodomtoli police's Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Mafiz said the boy entered the child's room and attempted to rape her around 5pm on Friday.
The neighbours rescued the girl after hearing her scream and apprehended the boy.
The child was admitted to One-Stop Crisis Centre at Dhaka Medical College Hospital around 1:30am on Saturday.
A case has been filed with the police over the attempted rape.