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First grader raped by 18-year-old in Habiganj

  • Published at 10:58 am April 30th, 2019
Child Rape
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The accused took the victim to a bush while she was collecting water from a local tubewell

A first-grade girl has been allegedly raped by a 18-year-old in Udavpur village of Ajmiriganj upazila in Habiganj.

The accused, Arjon Das, a neighbor of the victim, allegedly took the victim to an adjacent bush around 5pm on Monday while she was collecting water from a local tubewell, and forced himself on her.

Locals rescued the girl as she screamed for help. The accused, Arjon, reportedly fled the scene.

Locals took the girl to Ajmiriganj Sadar Hospital for immediate treatment.

Speaking to the Dhaka Tribune, Ajmiriganj police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Sheikh Najmul Haque said: "We visited the spot. The accused Arjon is on the run. We are trying to capture him."

On-duty doctor of Habiganj Sadar Hospital Kamrul Hasan said: "The girl was admitted to the hospital Monday night. We are giving our best efforts for her treatment."