Two get life imprisonment for raping child in Natore
Published : Tuesday, 28 March, 2023 at 4:40 PM Count : 475
A court of Natore on Tuesday sentenced two people to life term imprisonment for raping a minor girl at Baraigram upazila in Natore district in 2016.
The convicts are Sohag, 29, and Sagor, 27, both are residents of Dhulia village of the upazila.
The court also sentenced another accused, Roni, to 10 years of detention under the Children's Act.
Natore Women and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Abdur Rahim handed down the verdict in the presence of the convicts, reports UNB.
The convicts were fined Tk 20,000 each and ordered to give it to the victim.
According to the case statement, public prosecutor Anisur Rahman said that on the night of April 10, 2016, the accused picked up the 10-year-old girl from a fair (Jalsa Mela) held at Dhulia village of Baraigram upazila and took her to a beel where they molested her.
Later, a case was filed following a complaint filed by the victim's mother.