Elderly man held on rape charge in Jashore

Sun Online Desk

24th March, 2021 03:51:07 printer

Elderly man held on rape charge in Jashore

Police arrested a 70-year-old man for repeatedly raping a six-year-old minor girl in Sharsha upazila of Jashore on Wednesday morning.

The arrestee, Abu Siddique Gazi, was arrested from his house in the upazila after the victim’s family filed a case at Sharsha Police Station on Tuesday night.

Badrul Alam Khan, officer-in-charge of the Police Station, confirmed the matter.

The victim's mother caught Abu Siddique on Tuesday afternoon, the OC said.

The arrestee admitted to his crime during primary interrogation, the police official said, adding that he will be produced in court today.

The victim is now undergoing treatment at a hospital, the OC further added.