According to her relatives, Ali Noor took the girl inside his house when she was playing in his yard on October 3
Police have arrested a Union Parishad (UP) member of the Chinaduli union in Islampur of Jamalpur, on charges of raping a five-year-old girl.
Ali Noor, the UP member of ward no 8 of the Chinaduli union, was arrested on Saturday night. The victim used to live with her aunt in the South Chinaduli village under the Chinaduli union.
According to her relatives, Ali Noor took the girl inside his house when she was playing in his yard on October 3.
However, police were only informed of the incident when the victim told her parents and relatives about the incident three days later.
Later, police brought the victim and her relatives to the Islampur police station. On being informed, Chairman of the Chinaduli union Abdus Salam brought Ali Noor to the Islampur police station got him to surrender, on Saturday night.
Md Aslam Hossain, officer in-charge of the Islampur police station said a case was filed against Ali and he was produced in court.
Meanwhile, Abdul Quader, court inspector of the Jamalpur district judge’s court said after Ali Noor was produced in court, Judge Ali Ahmed of the Prevention of Repression against Women and Children court sent the accused to jail.