Six-year-old girl ‘raped’ in Jashore

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

A six-year-old girl was raped reportedly by a teenage boy at Debula village in Chaugachha upazila of Jashore on Saturday, reports UNB.

Victim's mother said they along with the victim went to a nearby temple at noon to attend Janmashtami programmes. After a while, her daughter returned home alone.

Taking the advantage, the teenage boy, 17, son of neighbour Sukumar Roy - violated her in the house around 2:00pm.

Hearing the screams, locals rushed in but the teen managed to flee the spot.

The victim was taken to Chaugachha Hospital.

Manzurul Islam, on-duty physician at the hospital, said they referred the girl to Jashore Medical College Hospital as she was bleeding profusely.

Sub-inspector Saiful Islam of Chaugachha police station said they were looking for the accused.

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