Police arrested a young man on charge of raping a schoolgirl at Bagantuli in Shibganj upazila on Saturday noon.
The arrestee was identified as Sifat Ahmed Apple, son of Nazrul Islam of Bhortipur village in the upazila.
Abdus Salam, Sub-inspector of Shibganj Police Station, said Sifat took the girl to a rented house and raped her. Hearing the screams of the girl, locals informed the police.
Being informed, police arrested Sifat from the house and rescued the victim, who was admitted to Chapainawabganj Hospital for medical test, reports UNB.
Victim's father filed a rape case with the police right after the incident, the SI added.
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