The incident occurred on Friday evening
Police on Saturday arrested a man for raping his 14-year-old daughter in Belgacha union under Islampur upazila of Jamalpur.
The incident occurred on Friday evening.
According to the case statement, Jamir Uddin, 45, took his minor daughter to a nearby jute field, and raped her. Hearing her screams, locals rescued the girl, and handed the rapist over to the police.
Later that night, the girl's mother filed a case with the Islampur police station against Jamir.
Confirming the incident to Dhaka Tribune, Islampur police station OC, Abdul Hannan, said: "We arrested Jamir on Friday, and sent him to Jamalpur Zila Judge Court on Saturday. We sent the girl to Jamalpur General Hospital for treatment."
He added that the Jamir had confessed to the crime.
2 men held for gang rape in Barisal
Police on Saturday arrested two men for gang raping a woman in Hizla upazila of Barisal.
The arrested Zakir Hossain Golandaz, is an autorickshaw driver from Amtali upazila of Barguna, and Sahabuddin Chowdhury, is a fish farm owner in Hizla.
Hizla police station OC SM Maksudur Rahman said: “The 25-year-old woman came from Dhaka to visit her relatives in Dhulia’s Maddha Char under Mehendiganj upazila of Barisal.
“On Friday afternoon the woman hired Zakir’s autorickshaw to visit a relative, when Zakir abducted her and took her to Sahabuddin’s fish farm near Ekota Kheyaghat, where they raped her.”
Informed by locals, investigation officer Inspector Mainuddin Ahmed reached the spot with his team and rescued the woman.
Police also detained a teenage associate of the miscreants and based on his information arrested the duo.
The woman confirmed that the teenager was not involved in the rape but accompanied the miscreants.
A case has been filed under the act of preventing torture against women and children, and the woman was sent to Barisal Sher-E-Bangla Medical College Hospital for medical tests.