A madrasa teacher was held for his alleged attempt to rape a minor girl in Savar's Anandapur on Monday, reports UNB.
The arrestee is Idris Ali, 35, a teacher of Talimul Quran Madrasa of the area.
FM Sayed, officer-in-charge of Savar model police station, said the victim, 5, from Imandirpur of Savar municipality area, is a student of the madrasa.
On Monday, the teacher took the girl to his room during the break at noon and attempted to rape.
Hearing the victim's scream, locals rushed in and rescued the girl. They caught the teacher and handed him over to police after beating him.
Later, a case was filed against him, the OC added.