A 12-year-old boy has been arrested from Kayettuli of Old Dhaka for allegedly raping a first grader girl, reports UNB.

Sub-inspector Hasan Matabbar of Bangshal police station said the incident reportedly occurred on 15 January.

The victim’s mother filed a case with the police station on Friday, he said.

Police later arrested the boy and sent him to Tongi Juvenile Correctional Centre, SI Hasan said, adding that they were investing the incident.