News Desk: Police have arrested a young man named Humayun Hawlader (24) for raping an 8-year-old child in Kalapara of Patuakhali. He was arrested from Safakhali village in Mithaganj union of the Upazila around 12pm on Wednesday (April 14).
The child's father has filed a case under the Women and Child Abuse Prevention Act.
According to the case sources, Humayun took the child from Safakhali village to Golbagan outside the embankment on Wednesday evening after showing him the temptation to buy chocolates and fun. He then tied her hands with gol leaf and raped her.
At that time, when the locals came forward shouting at the child, Humayun ran away. Later, the locals rescued the child and brought him home. He told the family all the details. Officer-in-charge (OC) of Kalapara Police Station Khandaker Mostafizur Rahman said Humayun was arrested that night. He has been handed over to the court.