Man gets life imprisonment in rape case
A court in Sirajganj on Tuesday convicted a man and sentenced him to life term imprisonment in absentia in a rape case.
Lifer Ranju Miah, 30, is a resident of Jigarbaria village in Shahjadpur upazila.
The court also fined him TK 10,000, in default, to suffer three months more in jail
Additional public prosecutor Anwar Parvej Limon said Ranju entered the house of one his neighbours on December 23, 2005 and violated the girl, aged about 20.
Hearing her screams, locals rushed to the house and caught Ranju red-handed.
Later, the victim lodged a case against Ranju with Shahjadpur Police Station.
After securing bail in the case, the convicts went into hiding.
After examing the records and witnesses, Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1 Judge Fazle Khoda Md Nazir pronounced the verdict.