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 rescued 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, said Nasim Uddin, officer-in-charge of Chandpur Model Police Station, adding that Mokhles fled the spot.
According to locals, Mokhles Gazi served 14 years in jail. After his release from jail, he involved in several women torture incidents.
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