An intellectually challenged girl was raped allegedly by one of her cousins in Noakhali’s Subornachar upazila yesterday.
Police sent the 11-year-old victim to Noakhali General Hospital for medical test the same afternoon.
Meanwhile, the alleged rapist Rakib, 18, of the same area, went into hiding soon after the incident.
Inspector (investigation) of Char Jabbar Police Station Ibrahim Khalil said Rakib, who used to live nearby the victim’s house, lured the minor girl with chocolate, took her to his house and raped her.
Following a complaint from the victim’s mother police were raiding different areas to arrest the culprit, the officer said.