Police have arrested two teenagers on charges of raping a teenager in Dimla Upazila of Nilphamari.
After the arrest, the court on Tuesday afternoon ordered them to be sent to the Jessore Juvenile Correctional Institution, said Dimla Police Station Inspector Sirajul Islam.
The home of the two teenagers is in Jhunagach Chapani Union of Dimla Upazila. They are 14 and 15 years old.
Inspector Sirajul, citing case documents, said the girl’s family members went there on Monday afternoon after receiving news of her relative’s death. Two teenagers in the area raped the 12-year-old girl when no one else was at home. When the teenager fainted, they left her in a bloody state and fled. When his parents returned home in the afternoon, he was taken to Dimla Upazila Health Complex and later to Nilphamari Sadar Hospital for better treatment. Doctors there transferred him to Rangpur Medical College Hospital on Tuesday.
The elder brother of the girl filed a case against the two teenagers at Dimla police station around 12:30 pm on Monday.
Dimla Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Bishwadev Roy, the investigating officer of the case, said that on the night after the case, they conducted separate raids at Jhunagach Chapani Union and arrested two teenagers. When they were produced before the Nilphamari Women and Child Abuse Suppression Tribunal 2 on Tuesday afternoon, the judge ordered them to be sent to the Juvenile Correctional Institution in Jessore.