3 get life term in C'nawabganj rape case
A court in Chapainawabganj on Wednesday sentenced three people to life term imprisonment for violating a 14-year-old girl.
The Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-2 also fined the convicts Tk 1 lakh each, in default, to suffer three years more in jail.
The lifers are : Ziarul Islam, 28, of Mirzapur village, Nazrul Islam, 40, of Bata, and Nazrul alias Nazu, 49, of Kashiapara Khaspara village, in Shibganj upazila.
According to the prosecution, the convicts abducted the girl from her aunty's house in Shibganj upazila on August 20, 2013. They, later, violated the girl.
The girl was rescued the following day and admitted to a hospital.
The victim's father filed a rape case accusing five persons with Shibganj police on August 25 the same year.
After examining the records and witnesses, tribunal judge Ziaur Rahman handed down the judgment.