A Tribunal in Dhaka Wednesday awarded Parimal Joydhar, a suspended teacher of Viqarunnisa Noon School, life term rigorous imprisonment for violating a girl student in 2011.
The Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal -4 also fined Parimal Tk 50,000, in default, to serve six months more in jail.
After examining the records and witnesses, Judge Salauddin Ahmed handed down the judgment in presence of the convict.
According to the case statement, Parimal Joydhar, a teacher of Bashundhara branch of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College violated a girl student on May 28, 2011 in his coaching centre and captured the incident on his mobile phone.
He then threatened the girl, saying he would post the video recordings and the photos on the internet if she told anyone about the rape incident. Parimal repeated the same again on June 17, the same year.
Detectives arrested Parimal from a relative's house in Keraniganj on July 7, 2011 following filing of a case by the victim's father.