Police detained a young man on charge of raping a 10-year-old schoolgirl at Boro Mandartola village in Sharsha upazila of Jessore on Tuesday night.
The alleged rapist Sukur Ali, 20, son of Ebrahim Ali of the village, forcibly took the class-III student beside the resident when she was returning home from her neighbour's house around 9.00 pm and raped her, said Mosiur Rahman, Officer-in-charge of Sharsha Police Station.
Hearing her screams, neighbours rescued the victim in critical condition and took her to Jessore Medical College Hospital, the officer added.
Police later arrested Sukur Ali, reports a local news agency.
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