The 20-year-old accused, Rupon Dey, works at a restaurant in Madarbari of the port city.
Kotwali Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mohammad Mohsin said Rupon went to his aunt’s house in Baluar Dighi last Friday.
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“His aunt was not at home at that time. And the seven-year-old girl’s father was sleeping in another room. Seeing that there was nobody else in the house Rupon sexually assaulted his cousin.”
The seven-year-old told her mother everything when she returned home that evening. And the girl’s parents then took her to Chittagong Medical College Hospital on Saturday.
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Her father filed a case with Kotwali Police Station at night on that day. OC Mohsin said Kotwali police launched a drive after that.
“Rupon was hiding in the city’s Sholashahar on Sunday and was arrested during a night raid,” he said.
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