Man gets life term in Barishal rape case
A court in Barishal on Monday convicted a man and sentenced him to life term imprisonment in absentia in a rape case.
Lifer Rafiqul Islam, 32, is a resident of Muladi municipality area.
The court also fined him Tk 50,000, in default, to suffer two years more in jail
According to the prosecution, Rafiqul took a 10-year old girl to a garden and violated her in Muladi on December 7 in 2009.
Later, the victim’s family lodged a case with Muladi Police Station.
After examining the records and witnesses, Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Foyezul Haque Foyez pronounced the verdict.