Police arrested a man from Laxmipur Bhatapara area in Rajshahi for reportedly violating his step daughter on Friday evening. The arrestee is Mahfuzur Raham is a rickshaw puller by profession.
Mahfuzur had been raping the girl for long, said Nuruzzaman Tuku, a councillor of 6 ward. When Mahfuzur tried to violate the girl again in the evening, locals surrounded the house. At one stage, when he tried to flee the scene, locals caught him.
On information, police reached the spot arrested him, said Hafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Rajpara Police Station.