The child is now undergoing treatment at Sadar Upazila Heath complex in Gaibandha
Police have arrested a 60-year-old man in a case filed over the rape of a fifth-grade schoolgirl in Sadar upazila of Gaibandha.
The arrestee identified as Abdus Sattar was sent to jail via a court order on Wednesday, said Sadar police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Khan Md Shahriar.
A case was filed in this regard with the Sadar police station on Tuesday.
According to the case statement, Abdus Sattar, a neighbour to the 10-year-old girl, took her to an abandoned house in Dakuarkuti and raped her there on Tuesday afternoon.
Hearing the girl’s screams, locals rushed in and rescued the girl while Abdus Sattar fled the scene.
Informed, police conducted a drive and arrested Abdus Sattar in Dakuarkuti.
The child is now undergoing treatment at Sadar Upazila Heath complex in Gaibandha, added the OC.