Police have arrested a 28-year-old man for raping a 10-year-old Garo girl in Tangail.
Proshan, son of Ripon Mree, was arrested from Thanarbaid Garo palli area under Madhupur upazila on Sunday.
Madhupur police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Safikul Islam said Proshan was arrested after the victim’s mother filed a case with the police station.
He said the arrestee was sent to Tangail court on Monday.
Family sources said Proshan raped his 10-year old sister-in-law on April 2 and later threatened her parents and asked them to keep the matter to themselves.
Several organizations, including Bangladesh Human Rights Commission’s Madhupur branch, started demanding justice for the victim and her family when news of the rape spread in the area.