A madrasa teacher was sued in a case filed over the rape of a third-grader in Shalikha upazila of the district on Saturday.
The accused is Israel Mollah, 55, an assistant teacher of Bahar Bag Abediya Dakhil Madrasa of Magura Sadar Upazila.
A case was filed at Shalikha police in this regard following a complaint lodge by the victim's mother Faziron Begum, said Bisharul Islam, officer-in-charge of the police station.
According to the case statement, the 8-year-old victim went to Israel's house to bring fish kept in his fridge on Friday noon.
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Taking advantage of an empty house, Israel took the girl to his room and raped her.
Later, the victim’s mother filed a complaint over the matter, added the statement.