A nine-year-old girl was raped by a 22-year old man in Satkhira on Saturday.
The accused, Saju Sardar, a resident of village Gobindakati in sadar upazila, has gone into hiding.
Police and the victim’s family said Saju, a neighbour, raped the Class III student in his house on Saturday morning.
Hearing her scream, the girl’s mother rescued her and admitted to Satkhira Sadar Hospital in a critical condition.
Filing of a case against Saju was under process, said Sadar police officer-in-charge Mostafizur Rahman.
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