Youth arrested for allegedly raping minor in S Dinajpur
BALURGHAT: Police have arrested a youth on charges alleged rape of a class X student at Basuria village of Pransagar under Gangarampur police station in South Dinajpur district on Monday.
Police arrested the youth named Abdul Kader (22).
The victim was admitted to Gangarampur sub-divisional hospital after her condition deteriorated. A medical test of the victim has already been done.
Police said the victim met the accused on her way back home from her uncle's house on Monday afternoon.The accused asked her to spend some time with him. He took her to a nearby footbridge where he allegedly raped her. He left the girl who became unconscious.
Locals took her to a hospital where she narrated the whole story and told the name of the accused.
A large contingent of police has been sent to maintain peace. There was tension in the area after the news spread. Locals have demanded stringent action of the accused.