A case was filed with Sadar Police Station on Wednesday over the alleged rape of a Class-IV girl by one of her neighbours at Jifulbaria village on March 29.
The accused was identified as Abdus Salam, 45, son of late Sadruddin of the village.
Asaduzzaman, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said the girl was cutting grass for their domestic animals in the neighbourhood around 10am on March 29 when Salam took her to a nearby orchard and raped her.
The rapist also asked her to keep mum and fled, he said.
The matter was disclosed two days later when another boy who witnessed the incident informed victim’s brother about the rape.
Later, the victim’s brother filed the case and the victim was sent to Sadar Hospital for medical test, said the OC.
Police arrested two people from Gutudia village in Dumuria upazila early Thursday in a case over violating a textile mill worker.
The arrestees are—Rezwan, 36, son of Abdul Karim and Arif, son of Mostafa Gazi of the village.
Rafiq, sub-inspector of Dumuria Police Station, said that a team of police arrested the two after the victim filed the case.
The has been sent to One Stop Crisis Centre of Khulna Medical College Hospital, he said.
A relative of the victim said that the woman, mother of four daughters, went to their on Monday for financial support as her mill was shut amid coronavirus fear. While she was returning to her house, the accused forcibly picked her up and violated.