Girl raped on false promise of marriage
MANIKGANJ, Oct 20: A schoolgirl was raped allegedly by her lover after false promises of marriage in Ghior Upazila of the district on Thursday.
Accused Javed Hossen, 26, is a resident of Alinagar Village in Sadar Upazila.
Victim's family said Javed had developed a relationship with the 14-year-old girl, an eighth grader at a local school in Sadar Upazila, alluring her of marriage.
On Thursday night, Javed took the girl to a house in Baniazuri area in Ghior Upazila saying he would marry her. But he violated the girl there and escaped the place snatching gold ornaments from the girl's possession.
The victim's mother said being informed over mobile phone at 11am on Friday, they rescued the girl and admitted her to Manikganj 250-Bed Zila Hospital.
Officer-in-Charge Ghior Police Station Ashraful Alam said legal actions will be taken if police receive written complaint.