Schoolboy held on charge of violating housewife

Police on Sunday arrested a schoolboy in a case lodged for raping a housewife in Bhandaria upazila of Pirojpur district.

Arrested Mehedi Hasan, 14, is a student of Class IX at Baraiya Secondary School in Razapur upazila.

The teenager was detained from their home at Madhya Paikkhali village in Bhandaria upazila around 9:30am.

Mehedi allegedly entered the house of the victim, 21, also his neighbour, and forcefully violated her around 7:30pm of Saturday.

The victim filed a case with Bhandaria Police Station yesterday in this connection, said officer in-charge SM Maksudur Rahman.