Man arrested over attempted violation of minor girl

Staff Correspondent

10th September, 2018 11:02:59 printer

CHATTOGRAM: Police arrested a person on charge of attempting to violate a minor girl, also classmate of his daughter, from the city’s EPZ area on Monday.

The arrestee was identified as Md Kalam Mollah, 40, a resident of New-mooring area under EPZ Police Station.

He is a vegetable vendor by profession.

The 12-year-old girl is also resident of the same area and a two-grader of a local government primary school.

Sources said the girl went to residence of her classmate, daughter of the accused, on Thursday afternoon.

The accused allegedly tried to violate the minor girl inside the residence when there was none.

At one stage, the girl managed to flee.

The matter was disclosed after the girl shared it with one of her aunts. Mother of the girl died earlier, said the sources.

Inspector (Investigation) Md Osman Goni of the police station said on receiving information, they arrested the accused from the New-mooring area.

A case was filed accusing the arrestee in this connection, he added.