A youth was arrested today in connection with the rape of a schoolgirl in Pekua upazila of Cox's Bazar.
A local court sent Md Nur Abid (22), of Mognama village, to jail this afternoon, our Cox's Bazar correspondent reports.
According to locals and victim's relatives, Nur raped the girl on Sunday when she was alone at her house.
Police arrested the accused when the victim lodged a complaint on the emergency number 999 yesterday, said Pekua Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Kanon Sarker.
The victim also filed a rape case with Pekua Police Station, the police official said.