Cumilla, May 16 (UNB) - A nine-year-old girl was reportedly raped by her neighbour at Monipur village in Burichang upazila on Thursday morning.
Soon after the incident, locals caught the alleged rapist -- Kabir Hossain, 37, son of late Abdul Aziz of the village -- and handed him over to police after giving him a good thrashing.
Anwarul Haque, officer-in-charge of Burichang Police Station, said Kabir ‘violated’ the girl when she was alone at her house after her van-puller father went outside for work in the morning.
As the news spread around, angered mob caught the ‘rapist’ and handed him over to police after beating him mercilessly.
The victim’s father filed a case in this regard.