A team of Rapid Action Battalion-8 rescued a girl child from Jhalakati bus stand within 36 hours of abduction and arrested a female in this connection early Friday.
The arrested was identified as Ruma Malakar, wife of Suvash Malakar and daughter of Kalachan Malakar, of Sreenagar village of Bagerhat, RAB-8 officials confirmed.
The rescued child was handed over to family and the arrested was handed over to Jhalakati sadar police after lodging a case of abduction.
Major Sajibul Islam Sajib, deputy commander of RAB-8, confirmed the report and said that the girl Sadiya was kidnapped Wednesday afternoon while she was playing near a bridge of her house at Mirabari under Sadar upazila of Jhalakati.
Victim’s father lodged a complaint to RAB-8 on Thursday afternoon and after that RAB started operation.
According to the deputy commander of RAB-8, a team of RAB led by company commander and assistant superintendent of police Mukur Chakma started operation with a special team of the elite force to rescue the kidnapped girl.
Acting on a tip-off, the law enforcers raided Jhalakati bus stand area and rescued the girl child and arrested the female from there.
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