A case has been filed against a youth for allegedly raping a seven-year-old child in Bagerhat.
The victim's mother filed the case with the Bagerhat Model Police Station last night, accusing Enam Sheikh (22), son of Malek Sheikh, a resident of Mulghar village at Bishnupur union under Bagerhat Sadar upazila, reports our local correspondent quoting Fakir Pannu, inspector (investigation) of the police facility.
On January 5, the accused Enam took the girl behind the grocery shop of the victim's father and raped her there, according to the case document.
Later, the victim informed the matter to her mother, it stated. It was mentioned in the case document that the accused Enam's brother is a local influential person and forced the victim's family not to file the case, assuring them of justice.
Inspector Fakir Pannu informed that they have already launched an operation to nab the accused.