Man gets life sentence for rape
Netrakona, 11 November 2015, Nirapad News: A tribunal in Netrakona has convicted a man and sentenced him to life term imprisonment for violating a girl in 2008. The lifer, Ziaur Rahman, 30, son of late Abdul Hamid of Bororia village in Purbadhala upazila, was also fined Tk 20,000, in default, to suffer six months’ more imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, the convict violated a girl, a resident of the same village, on July 2, 2008. Victim’s mother Jamila Akter filed a case under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act on July 27, 2008. Police submitted a charge sheet against him on August 12, 2008. After examining the records and witnesses, Netrakona Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge AKM Abul Kashem handed down the punishment on Tuesday afternoon.