The child was admitted to the Jamalpur General Hospital around 10pm following the incident
A five-year-old child has reportedly been raped by a local teenager in Jamalpur.
The incident took place Uttar para in Lakshmir Char union under the Sadar upazila around 8pm on Monday.
The child was admitted to the Jamalpur General Hospital around 10pm following the incident.
Based on a complaint from the girl’s father, police arrested the local teenage boy for his alleged involvement in the rape.
According to the complaint, the girl was home alone Monday night when a neighbour’s son and his accomplice lured her out and raped her after taking her to the boy’s house.
Hearing the girl’s screams, when locals rushed to the scene, the duo fled.
Jamalpur Sadar police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Salemuzzaman said: “Police detained the rape suspect after receiving a complaint Monday night. The boy’s accomplice is currently on the run but we are trying to apprehend him. Once the girl’s father files an official complaint with the police station we can take legal action against the detainee.”