An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped in the city's Sabujbagh on Friday, reports UNB.
Police arrested a 50-year-old man, Alam alias Forma Alam, over the incident, said Mafizul Alam, inspector (Investigation) of Mugda police station.
Victim's mother claimed that their neighbour Rob, 50, seduced her daughter for going to his rented house at Dakkhingaon in the area around 9:00am where he raped her with the help of Alam.
The victim narrated the brutality to her mother when she asked her as she was bleeding profusely.
The girl was first taken to Mugda Hospital and later shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Mafizul said, adding that they were trying to arrest the rapist, Rob.