A five-year-old girl was raped by a sexagenarian man at Nawdapara village in Kaliganj upazila of Jhenidah district on Sunday.
Quoting family members and locals, Yunus Ali, officer-in-charge of Kaliganj Police Station said, Ansar Ali, 60, took the girl in room while she was going to school on in the morning and sexually abused her.
The girl, a nursery student of a local primary school, told the matter to her mother, the OC added.
On information, police admitted the child to Kaliganj Upazila Health Complex from where she was referred to Jhenidah Sadar Hospital.
A case was filed in this regard and police are trying to arrest the man who went into hiding after the incident.