Raihanul Islam, an assistant sub-inspector of Detective Branch of police, has finally been arrested over the alleged gang-rape of a Class-IX nine student in Rangpur.
The Police Bureau of Investigation arrested from the District Police Lines around 9:30pm on Wednesday.
He is set to be produced before a court today (Thursday).
Earlier, the victim disclosed the name of the police officer in her statement made under section 22 of the Criminal Code of Procedure before the Chief Judicial Magistrate Court of Rangpur.
Two other accused -– Abul Kalam Azad and Babul Hossain -– were also produced before the court on Wednesday evening when they confessed to their involvement in the incident.
Raihan took the girl to the house of Meghla on October 23 following a love affair between them and raped her with the help of Meghla.
She returned home in the evening after spending the whole day with Raihan when her mother rebuked her.
In a huff, the schoolgirl rushed out of their house and took shelter in the house of a tenant known to Raihan where two unknown men violated her the following day.