Driver held over rape attempt on minor
Police on Sunday morning detained an auto-rickshaw driver for his alleged involvement to rape a ten-year-old girl in Sadar upazila of Laxmipur.
The detainee Dulal, 30, is a resident of Rajibpur village in the upazila.
Locals said the victim ride an auto-rickshaw from Temuhani area but the driver dropped down all the passengers in front of Wapda office.
Later, he took the girl to an orchard behind one Molla’s house in Abdullahpur village in the upazila around 10:00 am and tried to violate her. Hearing the girl’s hue and cry, locals rushed there and rescued the girl.
Azizul Islam Mia, officer-in-charge of Laxmipur Sadar Police Station, said they are interrogating the matter and detained the driver.