Four get life term for raping woman in moving bus
Published : Wednesday, 22 May, 2019 at 7:58 PM Count : 161
A court in Tangail on Wednesday sentenced four people to life term imprisonment for raping a woman in moving bus three years ago.
The lifers are: bus driver Habibur Rahman Nayan, his assistant Md Khalek Bhutto, 23, Ashraful, and bus supervisor Rezaul Karim Jewel. Among them, Rezaul is fugitive.
Tangail Woman and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal judge Begum Khaleda Yeasmin handed down the verdict.
The court also fined them Tk 1 lakh each.
According to the case statement, a female garment worker boarded on a bus of 'Binimoy Paribahan' from Dhanbari Bus Stand in Tangail for Kalikair in Gazipur early hours of April 1, 2016.
During this, any passenger was not on the bus. Getting the woman alone, the transport workers gang raped her.