Police have detained a youth for raping a schoolgirl of his own village in Sadar upazila of Gopalganj district.
Khalid Miah, 25, from Gopinathpur village, forcefully picked up the eighth grader from her way to a private tutor's house around 8am on Monday.
He took the girl to a nearby solitary place and violated her, according to relatives of the victim.
Hearing screams, locals rescued the girl and also confined Khalid.
They later handed him over to the police.
Gopinathpur police outpost Sub-Inspector Hazrat Ali confirmed the youth's detention.
The victim was sent to Gopalganj 250-bed General Hospital for medical examination and treatment.
Doctor Fariha Zaman told the Dhaka Tribune that a medical board has already conducted the medical test on the victim.
The victim's relatives are going to lodge a complaint after getting the medical report.