Rapist gets life term in Barishal
BARISHAL, Sept 11: A court here on Sunday sentenced a youth to life-term imprisonment and fined Tk 1 lakh, in default to suffer one more month in jail for raping a woman in 2006.
Judge of Barishal Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Md Abu Shamim Azad announced the verdict against Mojibor Rahman Fakir, son of Abdul Mannan Fakir of No. 3 ward in Barishal City.
Court sources said the victim used to stay at home lonely as her husband worked in Dhaka. On December 15, 2006, the convict raped her and she became pregnant.
Later, she filed a case against the rapist. Following the order of the court, District Women Affairs Officer Nargis Fatema found proof of the complaint.
On January 16, 2008, the case procedures started against the rapist.