Police arrested a man from Laxmipur Bhatapara area of Rajshahi on Friday evening for reportedly violating his step daughter.
The arrestee is Mahfuzur Raham is a rickshaw puller by vocation.Nuruzzaman Tuku, a councillor of word no. 6, said Mahfuzur had been raping the girl for long. When Mahfuzur tried to violate the girl again in the evening, locals surrounded the house. At one stage, when he tried to flee the scene, locals caught him.
On information, police reached the spot arrested him, said Hafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Rajpara Police Station.