The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has nabbed a youth from the Chaturi Choumohuni area of Anowara upazila in Chattogram for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl in 2017.
The accused has been identified as Md Shipon, 27, son of Md Selim, a resident of Keshua village in Chandanaish upazila, the elite force said in a statement on Tuesday.
According to the case statement, Shipon lured the minor to his house on February 18, 2017, while she was playing outside her house. Later, he allegedly violated the girl.
The girl's mother filed a complaint at the Chandanaish Police Station on the same day, according to the statement.
Based on the complaint, a RAB-7 team conducted an operation in the area and nabbed the accused. He was later handed over to the Chandanaish police.