A man was arrested on charges of raping an eight-year-old in Sharsha upazila of Jashore district yesterday.
The arrestee was identified as Alim Hossain (50).
Police the child was found alone at home on Monday afternoon and is now undergoing treatment.
The victim's mother, said she left her daughter and went to work in the field and the father went to work in a jute mill. This is when the man entered the house and raped the child.
Sharsha Police Station's Officer-in-Charge Badrul Alam said, "We have arrested Alim on charge of child rape."