A seven-year-old girl suffered a rape attempt by one of her neighbours at Sabujbagh in the capital on Monday.
The girl was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for medical tests after her family had filed a case over the incident against the neighbour.
The accused Rashed went fugitive after the incident, said police.
Sabujbagh police sub-inspector Manjur Rahman said that the girl went to the room of their neighbour Rashed for watching television Monday morning.
The man tried to rape her there after stripping off her clothes but she shouted for help, he said.
The girl’s mother rushed to the room and rescued her, said the police.
Rashed is an air condition technician and police are trying to catch him, he added.
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