A minor girl was allegedly raped by a neighbour at Hugulia village in Daudkandi upazila on Sunday.
The alleged rapist was identified as Sheikh Farid, 50, son of late Fazar Ali of Hugulia village.
Officer-in-charge of Daudkandi Police Station Md Rafiqul Islam said Farid picked the victim up from their courtyard and took her to an isolated place where he raped her.
Locals rescued the victim after hearing her screams and informed police. She was taken to Comilla Medical College Hospital for medical test, he said, adding that they were trying to arrest the alleged rapist.