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Man gets life term for rape of schoolgirl in Natore

Published : Tuesday, 14 May, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 220

NATORE, May 13: A Natore court on Monday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment in a case over rape of an eighth grader in Lalpur upazila of the district around four years back.

The court of Natore Women and Children Repression and Prevention Tribunal Judge Muhammad Abdur Rahim also sentenced the accused to 14- year of jail under another section of the relevant act with a fine of Tk 30, 000, said the courts Public Prosecutor Anisur Rahman.

The convict is Sabbir, a resident of Durduria village under the upazila.

The court also acquitted two accused Abul Mannan and Muktar Hossain from the charges as the allegations brought against them weren found to be true.

According to the case statement, Sabbir and his cohorts picked the girl up to Aumarpur village of the upazila and raped her on November 20, 2020 after she had rejected his love proposal.    —UNB

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