Juvenile held on charge of rape attempt
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Wednesday night arrested a teenage boy from Dhaka’s Dakshin Khan area, on charge of attempting to rape a minor girl in Tongi upazila of Gazipur.
Arrested Omar Faruq Mridul, 15, is a resident of Tongi upazila, said RAB-1 commanding officer ASP Salauddin.
The RAB official said Mridul took the girl to his room at Gopalpur of the upazila on April 23, alluring her of giving chocolates. Then, he tried to violate her.
Hearing hue and cry of the victim, her uncle rushed there and rescued her but accused Mridul fled the scene. Later, he took her to Tongi Government Hospital.
Father of the victim lodged a case with Tongi Police Station, the RAB official added.
After this incident, RAB started a shadow investigation to arrest the accused.
In initial interrogation, the accused confessed his involvement in the rape attempt.