Chandpur, June 19 (UNB) - An eight-year-old girl has reportedly been raped by a man at Ashikat in Sadar upazila.
Locals said the girl, a Class-I student, was returning home from her school on Tuesday noon when Mokhles Gazi, 40, son of Samed Gazi, took her to a nearby jute field where he violated her.
Victim’s mother recused the girl when she was profusely bleeding and took her to Chandpur General Hospital.
On information, police visited the spot and arrested alleged rapist’s brother Rasel Khan, Nasim Uddin, officer-in-charge of Chandpur Model Police Station, said adding that Mokhles fled.
According to locals, Mokhles Gazi served 14 years in jail. After his release from jail on completion of the jail term, his name again surfaced in several women torture incidents.