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Teenager held for ‘raping’ Sunamganj minor girl

19 Mar 2018, 22:48

NTV Online

Sylhet: Police arrested a teenage boy allegedly for violating a minor girl at Brahmangaon village in Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj district on Sunday night.

The arrestee was identified as Muslim Uddin, 18, son of Tajul Islam of the village.

Victim’s family claimed that Muslim took the girl, aged 5, to an isolated place by a beel on Sunday afternoon and violated her there.

The family members, with the help of locals, rescued the girl in the evening after a hectic search and took her to Tahirpur Upazila Health Complex.

The victim was later shifted to Sunamganj Sadar Hospital on Monday morning for better treatment, said Mirza Riyad, duty doctor at the health complex.

Police arrested Muslim from his relative’s house at the village around 11:15 pm, said officer-in-charge of Tahirpur Police Station Nandan Kanti Dhar. ‘He was sent to jail through a court on Monday morning.’