The victim's grandmother filed a case against Chan Mia
Police on Thursday night arrested a 90-year-old man in a case filed for raping a 6-year-old child from Jamtola area in Fatullah of Narayanganj city.
The arrestee, Chan Miah, hailing from Matlab Dakkhin upazila of Chandpur, lives in the ground floor of a rented apartment in front of Paschim Masdair Primary school in Fatullah.
Aslam Hossain, officer in charge of Fatullah Model police station, confirmed the matter.
He said the victim was living with her grandmother on the fourth floor of the same rented apartment where the accused Chan Miah lived.
On Tuesday, the accused raped the child when she was alone in her house, said the official.
As the child told her grandmother about the incident, she informed their landlord Jashim Munshi. However, Jashim tried to cover up the incident by offering the victim Tk1,000.
The victim's grandmother then filed a case with Fatulla Model Police Station against Chan Mia on Thursday. The accused primarily confessed to the crime and he was sent to jail following a court order on Friday, added the OC.