Threatening to kill the girl, the man raped her in his furniture shop
A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a third grader girl in Debhata, Satkhira.
Police have arrested the accused, Sirajul Islam, 52, from his house in Dakshin Parulia village of the upazila on Thursday night.
The arrestee, Sirajul Islam, is the son of late Ahmed Mollah of the village. He is a carpenter by profession.
Debhata police Officer-in-Charge, Biplob Kumar Saha, said the arrestee Sirajul Islam was sent to jail through a court on Friday morning.
The child was taken to Satkhira Sadar Hospital for medical examination.
According to the police and relatives, the girl, a third grader student of Khejurbaria Government Primary School, used to go to play with her classmates at her aunt's house next door. Carpenter Sirajul, also a neighbour, used to take her to his furniture shop and often teased and harassed the girl.
On Monday, Sirajul called the child to his furniture store and raped her after threatening to kill her.
The child then returned home and informed her parents about the incident. Later, the girl's parents went to the Debhata police station on Thursday afternoon and her mother filed a rape case against Sirajul.
Police arrested Sirajul on the same night after the case was filed.