Police arrested a teenage boy for allegedly attempt to rape a fifth grader indigenous girl in Netrokona on Monday, reports UNB.
Police said the arrested Nurjamal, 18, is a resident of Kalahila village of Kamlakanda upazila.
Md Sirajul Islam, inspector (investigation) of Kamlakanda police station, said Nurjamal came to the victim’s house around 4:00pm when she was alone and tried to rape her.
Locals rushed in and caught Nurjamal following the screams of the girl.
Later, Nurjamal was handed over to police.
A case was filed in this connection at night, said the police official.