|Published : 20 Sep 2016, 13:37:15|
Man gets life-term for raping girl
A Gaibandha court on Monday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping a young girl.
The convict was identified as Mosarrof Hossain, 38, of Bazra Kanchibari village in Kanchiabari union of Sundarganj upazila in the district, according to a news agency report.
Judge of Nari & Shishu Nirjatan Daman Tribunal Ratneshwar Bhattacharjee handed down the verdict in a crowded courtroom in presence of the convict.
The court also fined the convict Tk 10,000, in default, to suffer rigorous imprisonment for another three months.
According to the prosecution, Mosarrof raped a girl of nearby Satirjan village in a paddy field on the night of October 16, 2008.
Father of the victim filed a case with Sundarganj police station accusing Mosarrof Hossain under the Nari & Shishu Nirjan Act.
Police after conducting investigation submitted charge sheet against the accused.
After examining witnesses and evidences, the judge pronounced the verdict on Monday afternoon.
Public prosecutor Advocate AKM Mohibul Haque Sarker Mohon conducted the case on behalf of the state while Advocate Sirajul Islam Babu defended the accused.