A schoolgirl has allegedly been violated by a youth at Hengadoba village in Tetulia upazila.
Abu Syed Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Tetulia Model Police Station, said victim’s family filed a case on Sunday night in this connection against Rubel Hossain, 22, son of Rafiqul Islam of the village.
According to the case statement, Rubel used to tease the girl, a student of class X, on her way to school from home. Later, the victim's family complained about the matter to Rubel’s father.
Angered by the incident, Rubel took the girl to a bamboo cluster near her house on Saturday night and violated the girl as she came out of her home in response to nature.
Hearing screams of the girl, local people rushed there but Rubel managed to flee.
The girl was rescued and sent to Panchagarh Modern Hospital.