Two held for raping third grader in Magura

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Two people were arrested over raping a female student of class III in Salikha upazila of Magura district, reports UNB.

The arrestees are - Imdadul Haque, neighbour of the rape survivor and Rezaul Munshi, a local resident.

Confirming the matter, officer-in-charge (OC) of Salikha police station, Tarakanath Biswash said the arrestees were produced before court on Saturday.

A case has been filed in this regard following a complaint lodged by the girl’s mother, said the OC.

According to police and the locals, on 20 April, Imdadul Haque allegedly called the girl into his house when his wife went out and raped her.

Later he destroyed the evidence of the crime and threatened the girl’s family not to file any case in this regard with the help of Rezaul Munshi.

The accused were arrested after the girl’s mother filed a complaint with the Salikha police station against them on 5 May, said OC Tarakanath Biswash.