Sunday, 14 July, 2024, Reg No- 06
Advance Search

Man gets life term imprisonment for raping schoolgirl

Published : Tuesday, 11 June, 2024 at 8:40 PM  Count : 224

Man gets life term imprisonment for raping schoolgirl

Man gets life term imprisonment for raping schoolgirl

A Cumilla court on Tuesday sentenced a man to life-term imprisonment for raping a eighth grader at Chauddagram upazila in the district in 2020.

Abdullah Al Mamun, the judge of Cumilla 1st Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal, delivered the verdict against Md Alauddin of Kundulipara area in the upazila.
The court also fined him Tk 2,00,000, in default, he will have to suffer more two months in the jail.

According to the case statement, Alauddin used to run a cosmetic shop at Chauddagram upazila in the district. On July 13, 2020, when the 13-year-old victim went to his shop to buy an eyeliner, Alauddin forcibly violated the girl inside of his house adjacent to the shop. He then, threatened the girl of her life, if she disclosed this to others.

A few months after the incident, when the schoolgirl fell ill, she was taken to Chauddagram Upazila Health Complex on January 11, 2021, where her diagnostic reports indicated that she was 24 weeks and 1 day pregnant.

When she was asked about the incident, she informed her family members about the rape incident.

Later, the victim's father lodged a rape case with Chauddagram Police Station accusing Alauddin. Following the case, Alauddin was arrested by police and sent to jail.

On July 18 of 2021, the investigation officer of the case pressed a chargesheet against the accused.

After hearing seven witnesses, the court delivered the verdict in presence of the convict.

Special public prosecutor of the court Pradip Kumar Datta confirmed the information.


Related Topics

Cumilla   rape   court   justice  

Latest News
Most Read News
Editor : Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury
Published by the Editor on behalf of the Observer Ltd. from Globe Printers, 24/A, New Eskaton Road, Ramna, Dhaka.
Editorial, News and Commercial Offices : Aziz Bhaban (2nd floor), 93, Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000.
Phone: PABX- 41053001-06; Online: 41053014; Advertisement: 41053012.
E-mail: info©, news©, advertisement©, For Online Edition: mailobserverbd©
  [ABOUT US]     [CONTACT US]   [AD RATE]   Developed & Maintenance by i2soft