Rapid Action Batillion (RAB) has arrested a male, accused of raping and killing a minor girl in Manohardi upazila of Narsingdi.
Sajal Miah, 20, son of late Abdul Mannan of West Birgaon village of the upazila, was arrested from his house on Sunday.
RAB 11 Acting Commanding Officer (CO) Major Ashique Billah on Monday confirmed the news, at a press briefing.
The RAB 11 CO said: “The dead body of the 5th grader was recovered by police from a nearby field of her house on June 26.”
“The victim’s father later filed a case at the Manohardi police station,” said Major Ashique.
During the primary investigation, Sajal confessed to raping and murdering the victim, in a nearby field.
Sajal said he killed the girl by choking her to death, as she was screaming and resisting him.