Kolaghat, Sep. 3: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her maternal brother on 2 September, in the afternoon. Kolkaghat police detained the accused Sheikh Rakesh, a boy of eighteen. The incident happened at Chandpur village under Kolaghat PS. The local residents of the village demanded a hard punishment of the accused.
Sheikh Safrid Badsha, a resident of Chandpur village said, the accused Sheikh Rakesh took the girl to his residence on the pretext of giving her mobile phone to play games. Putul Bibi, mother of the victim, said that she had been sleeping when Rakesh took her daughter with him and committed the heinous act.
According to the victim’s mother, the little girl couldn’t say anything when she was asked, but later she fell ill and narrated everything happened to her. After that, the victim’s family lodged a complaint with the Kolaghat PS after refusing the mutual-proposal from the family of the accused boy. The boy was locked in the room until police took him in their custody.