Mosque imam killed during rape attempt: Woman jailed for life
Published : Sunday, 22 November, 2020 at 1:45 PM Count : 274
A court in Kishoreganj awarded a woman life term imprisonment for killing a mosque imam during his attempt to violate her.
The court also sentenced the woman's brother seven years of imprisonment.
The convicts are Moyna Akhter, and her brother Monir Hossain.
However, the court fined Moyna Tk 2 lakh and Monir Tk 50,000.
According to the prosecution, Moyna beat and strangled Mizanur Rahman Mizan, an imam of a mosque in Usmanpur area under Kuliarchar upazila, at dead of night on August 14, 2016 when the man tried to rape her.
Later, Moyna with the help of her brother Monir kept the body in a sack and dumped it on Bajra-Choumuri road.
After examining the records and witnesses, First Additional District and Sessions Judge M Abdur Rahim handed down the verdict.