A 11-year-old girl was raped by a hotel staff in St Martin's Island of Cox’s Bazar last evening, police said.
After the incident, police arrested alleged rapist Imran Hossain, 50, hailed from Lahar Kandhi village of Laxmipur district.
According to the locals and police, Imran took her to a hotel room alluring to give chocolate and raped her around 8:00pm.
The girl went to a local market to purchase betel-leaf. As she did not return home, family members started searching for her, the victim’s uncle said.
At one stage, they with the help of locals rescued the girls from the hotel room and informed police.
Police arrested the alleged rapist with the help of local UP Chairman Nur Ahmed from the hotel, said Sub Inspector (SI) Md Azmir Elahi, in-charge of St Martin’s Island Police outpost.
A rape case was filed against Imran with Teknaf Police Station, SI Azmir said adding that he confessed to his involvement in the rape.