Youth arrested in child rape case

Our Correspondent

31 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

BAGERHAT: Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) on Friday arrested a young man in a case filed over rape of a minor girl from Naria upazila in Shariatpur district.

Arrested Enamul Sheikh, 22, is a resident of Mulghar village under Bishnupur union in Sadar upazila of Bagerhat district.

The minor girl's mother filed the case with Bagerhat Sadar Model Police Station on Thursday night under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act, said Shahidul Islam, Officer-in-Charge of the PBI in Bagerhat.

According to the case statement, Enamul allegedly violated the girl on January 5 when her parents were outside of the house.

However, the victim's parents complained to Enam's elder brother about the matter and he assured them of proper justice.

As the elder brother started dillydallying, the victim's mother lodged the case.

Following the case was lodged, Enamul went into hiding. But, the law enforcers managed to arrest him from Dagri area under Naria upazila, the PBI official added.