An Imam of a mosque was arrested on allegation of raping a ninth grader girl in Hazarichak of Zakiganj upazila in Sylhet on Friday night, reports UNB.
The arrested is Kazi Zahid Hasan, Imam of Hazarichak Jam-e-Masjid of the upazila.
Zakiganj police station officer-in-charge Habibur Rahman said the girl used to come to the Imam for tuition. Zahid took the girl at a residential hotel out of the town and raped her there on 25 June.
Later, he sent the girl home by a bus after she had fallen sick.
Victim's father filed a case with the police station under Women and Children Repression Act on the following day.
There are several women repression allegations including theft against the Imam, the OC added.