Locals report to police after hearing the child screaming
A 70-year old man has been arrested on charges of raping a 4-year-old girl in Khulna’s Paikgacha.
Moktar Goldar was arrested from the upazila’s Maniktala area on Friday, said Paikgacha police OC Ezaz Shafi.
According to the case statement, the girl was playing with her classmates at Maniktala Government Primary School ground on Friday afternoon. Moktar lured her with a chocolate and took her to his home before raping her.
Locals rushed to the spot as the girl started screaming and reported to police.
Police then arrested Moktar and took the girl to Paikgacha Upazila Health Complex, said the OC before adding that the girl’s father started a case over the incident.
She was later moved to the Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) where she is currently undergoing treatment, he added.