Youth sent to jail for raping girl
A court in Naogaon on Monday sent a young man to jail on charge of raping of a teenage girl in Dhamirhat upazila of the district.
Accused Sujan Hasda, 22, is a resident of Gopalpur village in Sapahar upazila, said Dhamoirhat Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Zakirul Islam.
The OC said the ninth-grader, a resident of Alampur in Dhamoirhat upazila, was kidnapped by Sujan on Sunday and violated at his home.
Police said the girl along with her peers went to social forestry area at Shimultali after school programme on the occasion of Pahela Baishakh on Sunday.
At one stage, she became detached from her peers. Then, the youth forcefully picked up her on his auto-rickshaw and took to his home. Later, he violated the victim.
Being informed by victim's family members, police rescued the girl from Sujan's home around 2:30am and arrested Sujan in this connection.
However, the victim's father lodged a case with the police station in this connection on Monday under women and children repression prevention act.