Man held over raping two girls
Police have arrested a man in a case filed for raping two girls in Phulbari upazila of Kurigram.
Arrested Bholanath Barman, 38, is a resident of Rabaitari village in the upazila.
According to the case statement, Bholanath on Tuesday night told a neighbouring girl to mix anesthetic drugs with meal luring her money and saying her sick father would get well. Believing him, the girl did so.
All the family members of the victim fell unconscious after taking the meal.
Later, Bholanath entered the girl's room and violated her; and hours after, he also raped the girl's niece.
The victim's father lodged a written complaint with Phulbari Police Station on Wednesday.
Taking the complaint as a case, police arrested Bholanath early Friday and he was sent to jail on Friday afternoon following a court order, said the police station sub-inspector Habibur Rahman.
The victims, however, were sent to Kurigram Sadar Hospital for medical tests.