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Teenager arrested over child rape in Tangail

  • Published at 10:25 pm May 2nd, 2019
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The child who was raped is reportedly the arrestee’s cousin

Police have arrested a teenager for raping a six-year-old child in the Mirzapur upazila in Tangail.

The 14-year-old was arrested from the Kalihas Bazar area in Mirzapur on Thursday.

The child who was raped is reportedly the arrestee’s cousin.

According to family sources, the child’s parents left her alone at home to work in the field next to their house on Tuesday afternoon. 

In the meantime, the arrestee entered their house and lured the child to a neighbouring house with mobile games and raped the child.

People rescued the child after hearing her screams, but the teenager managed to escape.

The child was brought to the Sakhipur Upazila Health Complex in critical condition. 

Later, the duty doctor sent her to the Tangail Medical College Hospital where she is currently undergoing treatment. 

Sakhipur police station OC Amir Hossain confirmed and told Dhaka Tribune the child’s father filed a case over the incident on Thursday.

The child's medical examination has been done in the Tangail Medical College Hospital, the OC added.