Minor girl ‘raped’ by 75-year-old man in Brahmanbaria

Published: August 27, 2018 17:02:27 | Updated: August 28, 2018 10:37:14

A minor girl was violated at Gojanagar under Nabinagar municipality of Brahmanbaria on Friday.

Victim’s mother Kulsuma Begum filed a case with Nabinagar Police Station on the day of the incident. However, police are yet to arrest the main accused till Sunday, although they have detained two people for interrogation.

According to the case statement, an elderly man Obaidul Haque, 75, grocery shop owner at Khajanagar area in the municipality, lured the girl, 7, to a small room at the back of his shop promising free chocolates and violated her there.

Hearing the girl’s cries for help, locals rescued her from the spot.

Meanwhile the accused is said to have gone into hiding since the incident, lending credence to the accusation against him, reports UNB.

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