A class five student from Ranisankail, Thakurgaon has been raped by a man from a slum near her house.
A student of Mahalbari Government School, she was returning home after her regular classes when Md Tuhin, a local scrap trader and son of Kamal Hossain of Rangpuria Slum lured her to his house and raped her.
Locals heard the girl’s screams and ran to her aid, capturing Tuhin and handing him over to the police. The girl was badly injured and quickly taken to Ranisangkail Upazila Health Complex for treatment, where the attending doctor referred her to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital immediately for better treatment.
Ranishongkoil police station OC Abdul Mannan confirmed the incident, saying: “We have arrested the culprit and a case has been made.”