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Police on Friday arrested a man in a case filed for attempting to rape a 10th grader in Kalapara Upazila of Patuakhali.
The accused Abul Hossain (25) was arrested from his house after the victim lodged a case at the Kalapara Police Station this morning.
She filed the case against three persons who tried to rape her. The other two accused are – Rabiul Chowkidar (26) and Zahidul (24), reports our Patuakhali correspondent quoting police.
The incident happened around 9:00 pm yesterday, said Md Asadur Rahman, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Kalapara Police Station.
"The victim was going to buy groceries from a shop near her house. On the way, the three accused tried to rape her but hearing her screams, locals came forward and rescued her. The perpetrators managed to flee the scene," said the OC.
Abul was produced before a court today and was later sent to jail as per the court's order, added the OC.