A court in Moulvibazar yesterday sent a man to jail for allegedly raping his 12-year-old daughter on Wednesday.
Arifur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kamalganj Police Station, said the 35-year-old accused used to live with his three teenage daughters. His wife works in Saudi Arabia.
According to the case-statement, hearing the girl crying on Wednesday, neighbours went to the house and found her bleeding. Then they informed police.
The girl’s paternal grandfather filed the case under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act with the police station later that day.
The OC Arifur said during primary interrogation, the accused confessed to raping his daughter in the early hours of the day.
The girl is undergoing treatment at Moulvibazar Sadar Hospital.