1 held over ‘rape’ of 5th grader in Cumilla | 2019-06-20 | daily-sun.com

1 held over ‘rape’ of 5th grader in Cumilla

20 June, 2019 12:00 AM printer

CUMILLA: A man was arrested over the alleged rape of a class V student in Homna upazila’s Bagmara on Monday, reports UNB.

The victim’s father filed the case against four people with Homna police in the night, said Syed Mohammad Fazle Rabbi, officer-in-charge of the police station.

According to case statement, Jalal Mia, son of Mufti Nuruzzaman of the village, used to regularly harass the primary school student.

On Monday, he forcibly took the girl to his room near the school and raped her while his friend Abu Saleh guarded the house. Locals rescued the girl hearing her screams but Jalal managed to flee. Saleh was later arrested.