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Minor girl allegedly raped in Rajshahi, suspect held

  • Published at 01:33 pm July 3rd, 2018
  • Last updated at 03:03 pm July 3rd, 2018
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The victim's mother filed a case following the incident

A minor girl was reportedly raped by her brother-in-law in Rajshahi’s Puthia upazila.

Soon after the incident, locals caught Lalchand Mia, 40, and handed him over to police after roughing him up.

Quoting locals, Golam Mostofa, officer-in-charge of Puthia police station said Lalchand took the girl to a sugarcane garden in Jamira village on Monday afternoon and forcibly violated her.

Hearing the screaming, locals rushed to the scene and rescued the girl, and sent her to the one-stop crisis centre at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.

The victim's mother filed a case following the incident.

The accused was produced before the court and he was sent to jail, the OC added.