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Youth arrested for child rape in Naogaon

  • Published at 05:49 pm August 23rd, 2019
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The incident took place on Thursday night when the girl was returning from her father's shop

Police have arrested a youth for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl at Manda upazila in Naogaon.

The arrestee is- Abu Bakkar Siddique, 19.  

Manda police station Officer-in-Charge (OC, investigation) Tarequr Rahman said: "Police arrested Siddique, a cousin of the victim, from his house Srirampur Madhyapara village around 11am Friday."

He also said the rape incident took place on Thursday night when the girl was returning from her father's shop.

"On her way to home, Abu Bakkar lured her to a nearby mango orchard and violated her. Later, the victim informed the matter to her family," the OC said. 

"She was taken to Manda Upazila Health Complex immediately and was transferred to Naogaon General Hospital for examination."

Victim's mother filed a case against Abu Bakkar with Manda police station, he added.