Police arrested a man identifying himself as a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League over the rape of a girl in Talepur area of Keraniganj upazila on Friday.
The accused Nahid, 25, said that he is security guard of Upazila Chairman Shahin Ahmed, according to locals.
Officer-in-Charge of Keraniganj Model Police Station Mainul Islam said the victim was alone at her house when Nahid raped her at gunpoint.
He fled after people from the neighbourhood rushed to the spot hearing the victim’s cries for help, the OC said.
Nahid was arrested from Kalatia area in the afternoon after a case was filed against him under the Women and Children Repression Act.