The girl’s family said they along with locals caught one Ashraf Matubbor, 27, while he was raping the girl in a deserted place near her house
A 13-year-old girl was raped in the Kalikapur village of the Sadar upazila in Madaripur early yesterday.
The girl’s family said they along with locals caught one Ashraf Matubbor, 27, while he was raping the girl in a deserted place near her house.
However, he managed to escape before the police were notified.
A case was filed with the Sadar police station later in the afternoon.
According to the case statement, when the girl was going to her uncle’s house on Friday evening, a local named Ashraf offered her a bottle of soft drink, which was laced with drugs. When the girl fell unconscious after drinking it, he took her to a deserted place near her house and raped her.
Locals searched the whole night for the girl and finally found her and Ashraf.
Dr Mahbub Abir of Madaripur Sadar Hospital said: “A girl was admitted to the hospital reportedly after being raped. She has been given treatment.”
Madaripur Sadar police station OC Md Sawagatul Alam said: “We are investigating the incident. Necessary action will be taken if we find substantial evidence.”