Youth held for raping schoolgirl
Police arrested a young man in a case filed for raping a schoolgirl in Bauphal upazila of Patuakhali district on Wednesday morning.
Arrested Md Gafur alias Maruf, 20, is a resident of Shibpur village under Kalishuri union in the upazila.
The victim's father filed the case against their co-villager Maruf with Bauphal Police Station this morning in this connection.
According to the case statement, Maruf used to sexually harassed the eighth grader. On Wednesday 12:00 midnight, he entred the girl's bedroom through the window and violated her.
OC Khandaker Mostafizur Rahman said the victim was sent to Patuakhali Medical College Hospital for medical tests.
Though accused Maruf claimed that he has been emotionally involved with the girl for one-and-a-half-year.
However, Maruf was sent to jail following a court order.