6-year-old raped in Rajshahi, youth held

A six-year-old girl has been raped allegedly by a youth in Durgapur upazila of Rajshahi, according to police, UNB reports.

Police also arrested Nadim Hossain, 22, on Sunday.

Nadim, who used to work in the rape survivor’s family’s cropland, raped the minor girl after finding her alone at her home Sunday noon, said Nazmul Hoque, officer-in-charge (OC) of Durgapur police station.

Hearing the scream of the girl, neighbours rushed to the spot and caught Nadim.

The girl was admitted to the One Stop Crisis (OCC) Center of Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH), he added.

Police arrested the youth following a complaint lodged at the police sation, said the OC.