Santiniketan: A Bangladeshi girl studying here was allegedly raped by her local guardian, who has been arrested by the police.
Birbhum Police Superintendent Alok Rajoria said today that the man, who had allegedly raped the girl, was himself from Bangladesh.
The girl in her complaint to the police said that she was being blackmailed by the man, who had taken her photographs.
The man was arrested from here last night on the basis of the complaint lodged at Bolpur Police Station by the student yesterday, he said.
The girl was a residential student, while the accused stayed outside the campus.
A senior inspector of police has been assigned as the investigating officer in the case, the SP said, adding the girl was in hospital.