The accused, farmer Habibor Rahman and father of six, is a neighbour of the child
Police arrested a 60-year-old man on Tuesday for reportedly raping a seven-year-old child in Nageshwari upazila's Kochakata village of Kurigram.
The accused, farmer Habibor Rahman and father of six, is a neighbour of the child. He reportedly lured the child into his house on Tuesday and raped her. When the injured child returned to her house and informed her family of the incident, they informed the police.
Later, police arrested Habibor and took the child to Kurigram General Hospital for medical examination.
Kochakata police station OC Mamun-or-Rashid said: "We arrested the accused immediately and produced him before a court that sent him to jail on Wednesday."
Two minors raped in Noakhali, Gazipur
Police arrested a man from Begumganj's Kalirhat Bazar for reportedly raping a third grader in Noakhali.
The accused, Abul Khair, 45, is a local dressmaker, and the nine-year-old went to his shop for measurement of one of her dresses on Tuesday afternoon. Finding her alone, the tailor took the child behind his shop and raped her, according police.
When her family came to know about the incident, they took the injured child to Noakhali General Hospital and informed police, reports our correspondent.
Begumganj police station OC Harun-or-Rashid said: "We arrested the accused from his tailoring shop right after we came to know about the incident. The child’s mother filed a case with the Begumganj police station on Wednesday."
In Gazipur, a 14-year-old girl was raped reportedly by her neighbour on Tuesday when she went to collect vegetables from her neighbour's house in Sreepur, reports our correspondent.
The accused, Akter Hossain, lured the minor into his room by promising bottle guard leaves, and after tying her up, he raped her on knifepoint. After he fled the spot, family along with locals rescued the injured teen and took her to upazila health complex, police said.
Sreepur police Sub-Inspector (SI) Ashrafullah said: "The minor's father filed a case on Thursday and we are making drives to arrest the accused."
Our correspondents Ariful Islam, Kurigram, Ranajit Chandra Kuri, Noakhali and Raihanul Islam Akand, Gazipur contributed to this report