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Child rape victim identifies perpetrator on Facebook

  • Published at 01:18 am May 19th, 2018
  • Last updated at 02:55 am May 19th, 2018
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The accused rapist, Tamal Bhuiyan, 23, was arrested Thursday night

A child rape victim has identified her rapist on Facebook, a week after the incident took place at Baratia union of Ghior upazila in Manikganj.

The accused rapist, Tamal Bhuiyan, 23, was arrested Thursday night, said Rabiul Islam, officer-in-charge of Ghior police station. 

The victim’s family alleged that Tamal had raped the third grader after luring her into a cornfield near her school during the tiffin break on May 12.  

She informed her schoolteachers and parents about the matter, but could not name the perpetrator as she did not know him. On Thursday, the child identified him after seeing his photos on Facebook, family sources said. 

A bad apple in the locality, Tamal has been accused of stalking girls and women, and taking drugs, according to locals.