A Shariatpur court on Tuesday sent a teenager to jail over the allegation of raping a grade II student in the district’s Naria upazila.
The 13-year-old was sent to Faridpur Juvenile Jail after Senior Judicial Magistrate Moniruzzaman’s court passed the order upon recording confessional statement.
According to case statement, two teenagers, aged 13 and 14, on Saturday picked up the minor girl (approx seven-year-old) when she was playing with her friends after school and raped her at a nearby place. She was later rescued by her classmates.
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The girl was first admitted to Shariatpur Sadar Hospital and later was moved to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Sunday because of excessive bleeding from her injuries.
Ikram Ali Mia, officer-in-charge of Naria police station, said police are still looking for the other teenager involved in the crime.
Ikram also said quoting a family member of the girl that her physical condition is improving upon receiving treatment.