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POST TIME: 8 November, 2019 00:00 00 AM
5 get life for murder, rape in 3 dists
Our Correspondents, Jashore, Chapainawabganj

5 get life for murder, rape in 3 dists

Four people were sentenced to life term imprisonment in Jashore, Dinajpur and Chapainawabganj districts on Wednesday. In Jashore, a tribunal on Wednesday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment for raping six girls. Judge of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1 TM Musa handed down the verdict.

The convict Aminur Rahman, 42, of Garimahal village in Kaliganj upazila of Satkhira used to work as a caretaker at the house of Ehsanul Haque Setu at Kharki of the district town. The public prosecutor of the court M Idris Ali said the crime took place several times when the girls went to the garden to pick up mangoes. Guardians of the victims lodged a case with Kotwali Police Station on May 1, 2019 in this connection. Police detained Aminur on May 4.

A UNB report adds: A tribunal on Wednesday sentenced a youth to life term imprisonment as he raped a girl of South Baluadanga area of the district.

The convict was identified as Sohag Reza, 23, son of Mohsin Ali of the area.

Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Sharif Uddin Ahmed handed down the verdict.

According to the case statement, Reza raped the girl on many occasions from September 21, 2010 to June 14, 2011 promising to marry her.

The victim filed a case with Kotwali Police Station under the Prevention of Women and Children Repression Act when Reza refused to marry her. After examining the records and evidence, the Judge handed down the verdict.  

A court in Chapainawabganj on Wednesday sentenced three people for killing a woman in 2015.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Md Shawkat Ali delivered the verdict in the           presence of the convicted persons.          

According to the prosecution story, victim Tahera Begum, daughter of Tajibur Rahman of Hossaindanga village in Chapainawabganj Sadar separated from her husband Md Rafiqul Islam on October 17, 2015.  Next day at midnight, Rafiqul along with other convicts entered into Tahera’s room and hacked indiscriminately leaving her seriously injured.Later, she died on November 17 at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.