Police have arrested an 85-year-old man from Islampur area of Naniarchar Upazila of Rangamati district for allegedly violating a physically-challenged girl.
The arrestee was identified as Harunur Rashid.
Taposh Ranjan Ghosh, assistant superintendent of police (Sadar circle), said the rape incident reportedly took place at Burighat union on Sunday.
Following a complaint by the victim’s mother, police arrested Harunur Rashid, he said.
The police official said they will seek help from a school of mentally-challenged people to be clear about the victim girl’s statement. Legal action will be taken then, he added.