The accused has confessed to committing the crime
A Feni Court has placed a school headteacher on a two-day remand for allegedly raping a fifth-grader.
Senior Judicial Magistrate ASM Imran of Cognizance Court 3 issued the remand order on Monday.
The accused, Abdul Karim, 55, headteacher of Khushipur Primary School, gave provided a confessional statement before the court on Sunday.
Feni Sadar Hospital confirmed that the child is pregnant.
Daganbhuiyan police station OC Saleh Ahmed Pathan said police sought a five-day remand after produce Abdul Karim before the court, but the court granted two days.
On April 5, the rape survivor’s elder sister filed a rape case with Daganbhuiyan police station under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.
Abdul Karim was arrested and sent behind bars after the case was filed.