News No. 04/2015, Friday, January 16, 2015
A 10-YEAR-OLD Jumma girl was raped in Kalompati Union under Kaokhali Upazila in Rangamati District on Wednesday, 14 January.
The police arrested Ayub Ali, 40, son of Khandakar Suruj Mian in connection with the incident.
According to sources, the victim, a class two Student of Kaokhali Govt. Primary School, was on her way back home from a local shop when Ayub grabbed and forced her into the jungle and raped her.
Her father said, "My daughter just came from school, changed her school dress and went to the shop to buy grocery. When she was returning home, Ayub, a Bengali settler who was working in his paddy field, attacked her at Bangal Tila in Kashkhali village."
The victim was first admitted to Kaokhali Health Complex with serious wounds and later shifted to Chittagong Medical Collage Hospital for better treatment.
Nilu Khanti Borua, officer-in-charge of Kaokhali police station, said that Ayuab Ali was arrested immediately after the victim's father lodged a complaint.
"The victim identified the perpetrator'', he said, adding the police would take necessary steps after medical examination of the victim.