A Kurigram court yesterday sent two teenagers to a juvenile correction centre in connection with the rape of a second grader in the district's Rowmari upazila on Tuesday.
Abu Mohammad Hasan Dilwar Inam, officer-in-charge of Rowmari Police Station, said the duo abducted the girl on her way back to home from a nearby playground. They then took her to an isolated maize field and raped her.
Hearing the victim scream, locals rushed to the spot and rescued her. They also managed to catch the duo who were later handed over to police, he added.
The victim's mother filed a case with the police station on Tuesday night.
Yesterday, police produced the duo before the court that sent them to juvenile correction centre.
The victim was sent to Rowmari Upazila Health Complex for medical tests.
Nupur Bishwas, a residential medical officer of the health complex, said the girl had hemorrhage and was referred to Kurigram Sadar Hospital for better treatment.